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Expanded Phishing Awareness Program A Success

Monday, November 19, 2018

University IT's (UIT's) Phishing Awareness Program is teaching faculty and staff how to recognize, avoid and report malicious emails, which are considered the greatest threat to Stanford's privacy and cybersecurity.

An update on the program, which expanded in May to include about 17,000 faculty and staff, is featured in today's issue of the Stanford Report. The article features Michael Timineri, director of Information Security Consulting in the university's Information Security Office (ISO), who answers questions about the program and shares what UIT is discovering about Stanford’s susceptibility to phishing.

Read the article here.

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If you have questions about the Phishing Awareness Program or how it is working in your area, contact Michael Timineri at

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