Garrett Eastwood

Garrett Eastwood

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Zoom Meeting Security Flaw

July 9, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

On July 7th, 2019, Zoom discovered a security flaw in the latest Mac Zoom Client version. This flaw could allow any malicious website to force a user into a zoom call while enabling their web camera without their permission.  Another potential issue would be where a the malicious websites can lock up a computer by

External Email Notification System New tool to help identify outside email address.

April 29, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

The “External Email Notification” system is a new feature notifies Chapman University users when an email is from a non Chapman University user account. When receiving emails from non Chapman University accounts, users will see a yellow banner across the top of the email. The image below demonstrates how the email notification will look. Similarly,

Peoplesoft “Campus Solutions” Outage System-wide maintenance scheduled for March 15th - 17th

February 11, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

On Friday, March 15th, starting at 5PM and ending midnight Sunday March 17th, PeopleSoft Campus Solutions will undergo system-wide maintenance for a software update. During this maintenance window the following services will be down: Manager Self-Service Student Self-Service (Student Center) My Self Service Advisor Self-Service (Advisor Center) Faculty Self-Service (Faculty Center) Peoplesoft Finance and HR

Ally for Blackboard Learn Making all course materials accessible for all students.

January 14, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

IS&T is excited to introducing a new tool called Ally into all student and faculty Spring 2019 Blackboard courses to help improve the accessibility of course content. Ally does not change how anything works in a course and will not affect  course files. Check it out for yourself! Here is a quick (56 second) video

New Antivirus For Campus Comupters Cylance Protect Antivirus

January 8, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

IS&T recently deployed a new antivirus software called Cylanceprotect to all computers across the campus.  Here is what you can expect to see with the new Antivirus software. Blocked Files: PC users, If an application is detected by Cylance, you may receive a pop-up like the one shown below immediately after launching the program. This occurs

Sextortion for Cryptocurrency Scare tactics in email phishing

November 19, 2018 by | Information Systems & Technology

When it comes to phishing, there are no rules or boundaries. Cyber attackers will try anything to convince, trick, and even scare you into giving them access to your private information or money. Our information security team is continuously intercepting email phishing attempts on a daily basis. Some are more aggressive than others. One such

Chapman Data Encryption Safeguarding University Devices

November 5, 2018 by | Information Systems & Technology

Encryption is one of the best tools used to keep information safe. IS&T is committed to keeping all sensitive data safe. When a file is encrypted, all the data is transformed into a combination of random shapes, numbers, characters, etc. thus rendering the file unreadable. As a result of the encryption, when a computer is

Dangers of the Dark Web and Crypto Currency Talks by the OC DA's office; Cybercrime Division.

October 31, 2018 by | Information Systems & Technology

For Week 3 of National Cybersecurity Awareness month, we had a chance to explore the “Dangers of the Dark Web” and cryptocurrency. What is the dark web, you ask? In a nutshell, The Dark Web is an anonymous domain browser that allows users to look for goods and services  such as fire arms, narcotics, and

Careers in Cybersecurity Millions of rewarding jobs.

October 9, 2018 by | Information Systems & Technology

Happy week two of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! This week we will be discussing how you can get involved in the cybersecurity field. See what kinds of rewarding career opportunities are out there and how to get started. Getting started in the cybersecurity field can happen at a very early age.  Students of all

Is Your Home a Haven for Online Safety?

October 2, 2018 by | Information Systems & Technology

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and our Information Security team would like Chapman University to champion cyber security awareness.  Each week has its own theme, and this week’s them discusses online safety in a “connected home”. When it comes to online safety at home, everyone in the household is responsible. Having a “connected

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