June 26, 2019

Blocking internet traffic from specific network channels improves online safety

Early in 2018, monitoring reports of the UW network showed a troubling trend — more and more malicious entities were trying to attack the UW network and numbers pointed to a staggering increase in attempts to spread malware on the network and compromise systems. A year-long project by UW Information Technology to implement critical UW network security measures resulted in a 96 percent decrease in the number of common network attacks. Read the full story.