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Protecting Yourself Online 
by Sanders, Kristen L.
 5/17/2018 5:08 PM
Have you or someone you know ever had their social media account hacked, credit card information stolen, or even had their identity stolen? In 2017, there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud. If you'd like to learn how to better protect...
 
Fraudulent E-mail Subject: ITS Help-Desk 
by Sanders, Kristen L.
 5/11/2018 10:01 AM
If you receive an e-mail with Subject: ITS Help-Desk, Please DELETE the message immediately. This is a phishing scam. DTI will NEVER send out messages like these to users. For more information on Phishing Attacks please watch our video at https://youtu.be/E1ms94zNWrU...
 
Fraudulent Messages claiming to be from the IRS 
by Sanders, Kristen L.
 2/5/2018 5:15 PM
Fraudulent messages claiming to be from the IRS have been received by City Employees. These messages threaten jail time and provide a number to call. Please remember to NEVER respond to these messages. These are fraudulent. For more information...
 
PC will be automatically rebooted on 1/14/18 
by Sanders, Kristen L.
 1/9/2018 10:32 AM
This notice is being posted to notify all CoA Employees That on Sunday January 14th, 2018, your PC will be automatically rebooted if it is not updated with Microsoft software/security patches. To avoid this automatic reboot on this date, reboot/restart...
 
How to Protect against Meltdown and Spectre Attacks 
by Sanders, Kristen L.
 1/9/2018 10:29 AM
The City of Albuquerque has tools in place to help protect City devices from vulnerabilities, but what about your devices at home? An article is available at https://thehackernews.com/2018/01/meltdown-spectre-patches.html that explains how to protect...
 
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 Welcome to the City of Albuquerque Cyber Security website.

 

Cyber Security Mission

 

To increase the Cyber Security Awareness of all City of Albuquerque staff and citizens and to help each of us behave in a more secure manner.

 

Cyber Security Awareness Goal

 

The primary objective of Cyber Security Awareness is to protect the sensitive data and assets belonging to the City of Albuquerque staff and it's citizens.

 

Cyber Security Vision

 

You can look to this site as your guide to understand:

  • What sensitive data is and how to handle it.
  • What you should do if you click on a link from an unknown source and all of a sudden your computer is “high-jacked” by a virus.
  • What are important Cyber Security Policies, Standards, and Procedures.
  • How we can work together to lower the risk involved with using social media, opening spam and interacting with phishing attacks.

Use this website to gain the skills you need to keep your technology secure and your information safe.

 
 

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 Cyber Security Contacts

Dept. of Technology and Innovation Service DeskUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
505-768-2930helpdesk@cabq.gov
SandersUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
KristenInformation Security Engineer505-768-6016ksanders@cabq.gov
 
Cyber Security Alerts Color Code
 
 
 
 
The Security Alerts follow the traditional Red Light, Green light color code.  In the event of an alert which requires action, instructions will follow on how to determine, if you are at risk and secondly, how to remove/minimize the risk.
 
Red alert is a High priority which has immediate impact on the City of Albuquerque resources. 
 
Yellow alert is a Medium priority which has the potential to affect some but not all City resources. 
 
Green alert is a Low priority which is for information purposes only.