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Other Resources

Aside from the VCU Information Security Resources presented on this site, the following sites also offer great educational information regarding information security, that can help you stay safe both at work and at home:

Security Educational Material

On Guard Online- Media and Games related to Information Security

Stay Safe Online - National Cyber Security Alliance

Phishing I.Q. test- Phishing awareness quiz, hosted by Sonicwall

SANS Video of the Month - Phishing and Email scam training video, provided by SANS

 

Security Tools

Sophos Antivirus - The official VCU antivirus that is available for free to all VCU faculty, staff, and students. Antivirus should be used on all computers, whether if they are Macs, PCs, or others.

LANDesk Patch Management - LANDesk is a patch management software offered through VCU Technology Services for VCU owned workstations and laptops. Not only can this tool be used to patch Operating Systems, but it can also be used to patch applications such as Adobe Acrobat and Mozilla Firefox. Please consult with your IT support on the availability of or alternatives to LANDesk.

Qualys BrowserCheck - A free browser and plug-in security scanner. This tool will help you to identify security issues with your browser and related plugins. A safe browser means the lower likelihood that your computer can be infected.

Web of Trust (WOT) - A free website advisor software that can help you identify and block malicious websites.

McAfee Site Advisor - A free website advisor software that can help you identify and block malicious websites.

 

This article was updated: 12/6/2017