Read UITS News for January 28, 2015
Stories Tagged as “security”
From smartphones to medical devices to the cars we drive, software helps us manage our daily lives. And some of this software is being kept safe from criminals through an award-winning cybersecurity project operated in part by the experts at IU.
Learn more about IU’s mobile device policy and how to secure your device.
IU has four types of data classifications to indicate varying levels of data sensitivity. Until now, your Box account could contain two types of data: Public and “University-internal,” which is a bit more sensitive than public and can only be accessed by certain members of the university to conduct university business.
Many of you received a fake warning about your email quota. Know how to avoid a fake? Here are a few pointers from the Security Office.
IU networking and IT security experts have joined forces to change the way university networks handle the massive data sets that are crucial to discovery. Their innovation, a software-defined networking (SDN) system called SciPass, makes large data transfers faster and more affordable without sacrificing network security.
If you’re a student using a computer running Windows, UITS recommends that you run Get Connected to ensure your device is correctly configured to securely access the IU campus network.
Your IU Box account provides 100 GB of file storage and collaboration space that you can access from your phone, tablet, laptop, or any Internet-connected device.
IU Secure is the safe way to get online at IU. If you’re having trouble connecting, the Knowledge Base can help you get on IU Secure no matter what device or operating system you’re using.
UITS IT Training is partnering with IT Training Solutions to offer a three-day course at IUPUI (remote attendance is also possible) on mitigating the risk introduced as a result of mobile devices accessing institutional data.
IU adds data science master’s degree; IU computer scientists receive $5M to develop data analysis tools; CIC Arms of Communication Conference; Plug into the Sun II; Celebrate GIS Day
Founding CACR Director Fred Cate named to list of Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers (touch for more >>)
The Center for Digital Education (CDE) has named IU cybersecurity expert Fred Cate to its annual list of the country’s Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers. Cate, Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law at IU has spent his 24-year career in academia focusing on information privacy and security law issues.
Forgetting your passphrase is the number one call the UITS Support Center receives.