A security event is a change in the day to day operations of a
network or IT service indicating that information may have been
compromised. The following pages will outline differences between a
virus, botnet and other events or infections.
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Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol allows applications to
communicate across a network in a way designed to prevent
eavesdropping and tampering.
Since 2005, UB has been tracking and classifying information
security incidents. Information sharing and partnerships have
helped better secure UB's infrastructure.
Mozilla Firefox offers a more secure Internet browsing
Copyright guarantees rights to owner of a work, including
commercial gain, but copyright works can be used under Fair
The "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of
1996" (HIPAA) provides protection of our medical information. UB
needs to be aware of how HIPAA affects the information we
Many of us deal with sensitive data every day as part of our
job. We each have a responsibility to safe guard sensitive data
against unauthorized disclosure.