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  • Using Generative AI While Respecting Privacy

    Providing information to generative artificial intelligence tools is the same as posting that information on a publicly available website. Learn about using data responsibly when exploring AI tools.

  • Required Annual IT Security Awareness Training

    All faculty and staff, including research assistants and graduate assistants, are required to complete “Defend Your Shell 2023” training before March 6, 2023.

  • Upcoming IT Service Changes and Interruptions

    The Division of IT is making the following changes to improve the UMD’s IT services and the security of your account. Some could interrupt your access to services or require you to update device settings.

  • Upcoming UMD Passphrase Management Changes

    The Division of IT is making the following changes to improve the security of your UMD account. New Look for MFA Login Screens - August 1, 2022 The look and feel of the multi-factor authentication login screens (DUO) within the UMD Central Authentication Service (CAS) will change. See this support article for more information and to see a preview of the new screens.

  • Recent UMD Cybersecurity Attacks

    Over the past week, UMD has seen a rapid increase in the number of spear phishing attacks directed at UMD employees. In a spear phishing attack, a forged email is commonly sent to members of the UMD community, and the goal is to get people to click on an email attachment. The forged email shows the name of a trusted member of the UMD community such as your department chair or business officer.

  • Changes to UMD Password Policies

    Beginning on April 11, 2022, the University of Maryland’s Directory password requirements will change.

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