Saying Good-bye to MySJU – January 7th

On November 18, with the redirect of MySJU, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) began the transition towards one University portal, The Nest. We first launched The Nest on March 17 and our goal with the parallel launch was to give you a chance to become acquainted with The Nest before completely removing access to…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Employee Version

1.) What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that are fall under a particular topic. For example, Faculty Registration Tools or Employee Resources.   2.) What is a page? A page in The Nest is basically the tabs you see across the top when you…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Faculty version

1.) What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that are fall under a particular topic. For example, Faculty Registration Tools or Employee Resources. 2.) What is a page? A page in The Nest is basically the tabs you see across the top when you log…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Student Version

1.) You keep saying portlet. What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that fall under a particular topic. For example, Registration Tools or Financial Literacy.   2.) What is a page? Pages in The Nest are basically the tabs you see across the top when…

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Cybercrime and Law Enforcement

The focus of the final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month centers around the education of local law enforcement officers to enable them to help their communities deal with the effects of cybercrime and providing the general public with ways to protect themselves from becoming victims of identity theft, fraud, phishing and other forms…

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Hardware Failure at Internet Service Provider

Today, at approximately 1:15PM the Office of Information Technology (OIT) was made aware of a hardware failure by our Internet Service Provider (ISP).  The ISP is an external company that provides internet connectivity to SJU. Due to this hardware failure we are currently running at one-third of our normal bandwidth. This means that you will…

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MySJU is Retiring!

The Nest, SJU’s information portal, launched during the Spring 2014 semester as the replacement for our legacy portal, MySJU.  The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has continued to add functionality and improve The Nest based on feedback received from campus constituents so we may begin the process of phasing out MySJU as our primary portal.…

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Online Security for Small to Medium-sized Businesses

While cybersecurity is an important issue for both small and big businesses alike, larger companies have a marked advantage when it comes to purchasing and implementing the systems necessary to keep their data safe. Even so, the little guys face the same critical concerns when it comes to warehousing sensitive customer information. According to the…

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Securing Infrastructure and the “Internet of Things.”

This year the third week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month focuses on critical infrastructure and The Internet of Things. “The Internet underlies nearly every facet of our daily lives and is the foundation for much of the critical infrastructure that keeps our nation running. The systems that support electricity, financial services, transportation, and communications…

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