Information Security



Working From Home Security Training

Working From Home Training Video

Top 5 Steps to Securely Work From Home

Creating a Cybersecure Home (Video)

Did you know?

The University of Akron is a partner with STOP | THINK | CONNECTTM a the global cyber security awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.

STOP: Before you use the Internet, take time to understand the risks and learn how to spot potential problems.

THINK: Take a moment to be certain the path ahead is clear. Watch for warning signs and consider how your actions online could impact your safety, or your family’s.

CONNECT: Enjoy the Internet with greater confidence, knowing you’ve taken the right steps to safeguard yourself and your computer.

Useful Tips & Advice:


You can obtain a Free Credit Report from each major credit bureau once every year from No other site on the Internet will give you free--no strings attached--credit reports. To learn more about getting your free credit report annually check out the FTC's Facts for Consumers when ordering free credit reports.

The University of Akron will never e-mail you and ask you to disclose or verify your UA password. If you receive a suspicious e-mail with a link to update your account information, do not click on the link--instead, report the e-mail to The University of Akron for investigation.