Proofpoint Email Protection! Coming January 20th!!!

January 17, 2017 by | Uncategorized

IS&T will transition from McAfee to Proofpoint for e-mail protection services at 9am on Friday, January 20th. With this new service, we expect to benefit from better spam detection, reduced false-positives, and greater mail flow visibility.   What to Expect: Once the change is made, mail from external senders will be scanned by Proofpoint’s  servers

Lynda.com Security Breach Chapman University accounts not affected.

December 22, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Lynda.com announced a large scale data breach earlier this week and has contacted 9.5 million users to inform them that user contact information and details of viewed courses may have been accessed. Also, about 55,000 passwords were also breached and that affected passwords were reset by Lynda.com ‘as a precautionary measure’. At this time, we know that Chapman University

Holiday Tips For Online Safety!

December 20, 2016 by George Viegas | Uncategorized

Holiday tips for online safety!   Every year, attackers step up their activity over the holidays and use holiday related themes and tricks to get you to click on harmful links and download malicious software. Whether it is your personal online safety or the safety of the University networks, watch out for phishing email that

PollEverywhere Now Available to ALL Chapman University Faculty! No more unreliable clickers!

November 29, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Looking for a way to gather live time data during a lecture without using unreliable clickers?  Well look no further! PollEverywhere is now available for all Chapman University Faculty members.  PollEverywhere allows students to respond using their mobile devices or through the web.  Here is how it works! PollEverywhere allows faculty to poll their students

Goodbye Paper Course Evaluations! Hello digital feedback!

November 21, 2016 by | Uncategorized

In collaboration with the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL), student course evaluations are transitioning to a cradle-to-grave digital format. In the past, students have been completing paper course evaluations in class near the end of each semester.  In terms of paper usage, it was estimated that the University was using over 100,000 sheets of

Popular Adult Social Media Site HACKED!!! 339 million accounts confirmed to be compromised.

November 14, 2016 by George Viegas | Uncategorized

Over the weekend it was announced that over 339 million names, addresses and phone numbers of registered users at the AdultFriendFinder website, an adult social media site, were hacked.  All these records are now owned by cybercriminals, exposing highly sensitive and personal information. These cyber attackers are going to exploit this in many ways, sending spam, phishing

Virtual Cadaver Labs New technologies used to promote "solid learning" for Chapman University students.

November 7, 2016 by | Uncategorized

In September 2016, Chapman University’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences installed its very first Virtual Cadaver Lab.  This new lab is housing three anatomage tables that are able to display a very detailed and lifelike 3D image of a cadaver.  These tables allow students to rotate image giving them a unique perspective of their subject

Tech Support Scams Don't fall for them!

November 1, 2016 by George Viegas | Uncategorized

Bad guys are continually coming up with new ways to scam you out of your money. Their latest trick is a Tech Support scam that puts a big warning screen on your computer, claiming that if you do not call the support number, your whole hard disk will be deleted in 5 minutes. DON’T FALL FOR IT!!! There are