Developing Secure IT Products to Defend against Cybersecurity Threats

According to the website StaySafeOnline.org, “building security into information technology products is key to enhanced cybersecurity. Security is an essential element of software design, development, testing and maintenance. The software we use every day on our phones, tablets, and computers may have vulnerabilities that can compromise our personal information and privacy.” (About, 2014) With a…

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NCSAM: Celebrating 11 Years of Cybersecurity Awareness

This October marks the 11th anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has helped to educate online consumers and businesses about cybersecurity issues and the best practices for avoiding them. As a growing number of consumers turn to online shopping as…

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The Nest: Useful Links & Tools Portlet

Under the Employee Page in The Nest, you will find an enhanced portlet called “Useful Links and Tools”.  This portlet is great news for users of the following tools: Banner INB INB is short for “Internet Native Banner” and refers to the back-end of Banner that is most widely used by administrative staff to manage…

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Network Outage: August 26th

The Office of Information Technology would like to provide some information on the network issues that we experienced across campus this morning.  From approximately 9:00am until 11:00am, we experienced intermittent internet connectivity issues across campus.  While having an internet disruption of this nature is never acceptable, we are particularly sorry that this took place during…

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Street Team: Being New at SJU

The TSC Street Team is pleased to announce our newest blogger, Jamie Petragnani. Jamie is a Sophomore, English major and has worked with us for one year.  Stay tuned for more of Jamie’s writing throughout the semester!   Hawk Hill is beginning to fill with familiar faces and a slew of new hawks trying to…

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Welcome Back, Students!

Welcome back to Hawk Hill (and for all the Freshmen Hawks, welcome for the first time!).  We hope you had a wonderful, relaxing summer and are geared up for an awesome fall semester. For those of you who are new to campus, the Technology Service Center (TSC), located in Science Center 129, is your one-stop…

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The Nest: Now Featuring Enhanced Communications and More!

As you may recall, The Nest, our new information portal, was released in the spring semester with a strong focus on addressing the immediate needs of our students.  We are pleased that the pilot launch of The Nest was met with a great response from our students and we continue to make enhancements to the…

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