Information Security

SJU Perspective on Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

The purpose of this communication is to describe the vulnerabilities, “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, which have been widely reported by the media for the past week, let you know what the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is doing to address the problem, and explain how you can mitigate associated risks on your SJU and personally-owned computers.…

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Security Matters: January, 2018 – Privacy is Our Shared Responsibility

Everyone in the SJU community is responsible for the protection of our customers’ privacy and their personal information. However, you don’t need to understand the nuances of every privacy regulation currently affecting higher education to tackle data privacy issues on campus. Whether you are working on a data breach response plan, updating institutional policies, collaborating…

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NCSAM – Week 4: Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

For our 4th and final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we will look at how cybersecurity relates to keeping our traffic lights, running water, phone lines and other critical infrastructure secure.   The systems that support our daily lives – such as electricity, financial institutions and transportation – are increasingly dependent upon the internet.…

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NCSAM – Week 3: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

This week’s theme is: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet Smart cities, connected healthcare devices, digitized records and smart cars and homes have become our new reality. Your personal data is the fuel that makes smart devices work. While there are tremendous benefits of massive interconnectivity, it is critical to understand how to use cutting-edge technology…

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Tech Updates: Dropbox Hacked

Dropbox, a cloud storage company, has been hacked.  For full details, click here. For details on Information Security at SJU and safe practices, contact the TSC at 610-660-2920.

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