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Items tagged with Security


  • April 13
    Apple has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Apple’s OS X, Safari, iOS, and Xcode products that could allow remote code execution.
  • February 5
    Email scams often appear to originate from a legitimate and reputable source. Please take care and notify ITS of any suspicious emails. Your security is always worth our time.
  • August 19
    Before the semester begins, it’s important to make sure your laptop is secure and up to date by configuring automatic software updates and installing antivirus software (which the University provides).
  • June 2
    Documents often contain hidden data and personal information that could be harmful to the author if distributed.  Here are instructions on how to remove hidden data and personal information from documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • June 2
    ITS will be working with each department to locate and either delete or secure sensitive data on staff PCs and network drives.  The program also involves removing old and large files from the U and G Drives, as well as cleaning up email and reviewing archive policies.
  • April 24
    Though summer is a great time to travel, international travel introduces new risks to your data and devices. Here are some tips to keep you safe while traveling abroad.
  • March 31
    Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows XP next week on April 8th, 2014.  What does that mean if you are still using Windows XP?
  • October 24
    In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, this tip will focus on physical security of desktops and laptops.  Physical security of a computer is an often overlooked component of computer security.  You can use the information in this tip to lock your computer quickly before you walk away from your desktop or laptop.