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Response to Cyber Threat

Friday, March 24, 2023

TO:All UMMC Personnel
FROM: Benson Hill, Information Security and Privacy Officer
SUBJECT: Response to Cyber Threat

Due to increased cyber threat traffic from California, all login attempts from California internet addresses will be disabled effective at 4p.m. today. This is a precautionary measure to protect our organization from potential cyberattacks and security breaches.

We assure you that there is no indication of our systems being compromised, and we will remove the block as soon as the threat is contained. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding in ensuring the security of our organization.

Please contact the DIS Help Desk at or 4-1145 if you have questions or concerns.

Thank you.