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Chapman University Information Security Upgrade 2019 New security services to help stop unauthorized users

February 18, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Recently, the FBI released a statement warning universities around the country that hackers are targeting their payroll departments. Chapman University has already made the necessary changes and is staying ahead of the curve. THE SCAM: Hackers send out an email to university employees and faculty saying that there was an issue with their payroll information

Two-Factor Authentication Now Available Keep your documents safe by adding an extra layer of protection to your Chapman University account and documents.

February 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

One of the best ways to safeguard your Chapman University account is having a strong password. IS&T is now offering an additional layer of account protection called Two Factor Authentication (2FA). What is 2FA? Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) adds an extra layer of defense against cyber criminals by requiring to provide additional ID verification when accessing

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

February 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

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

Data Privacy Day 2019 Encouraging and empowering users around the world in keeping their information safe online.

January 25, 2019 by Claudia Tapia | Uncategorized

On January 28, 2019, Chapman University will officially announce its commitment as a #PrivacyAware “Champion.” Data Privacy Day is recognized by universities and business around the world and Chapman University celebrates being an institution that encourages individuals as well as organizations to be mindful administrators of our information online. In recognition of Data Privacy Day,

Sextortion for Cryptocurrency Scare tactics in email phishing

November 19, 2018 by | Uncategorized

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 | Uncategorized

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

Careers in Cybersecurity Millions of rewarding jobs.

October 9, 2018 by | Uncategorized

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 | Uncategorized

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

No Cell Signal? No Problem! Try WiFi Calling

September 10, 2018 by | Uncategorized

WiFi Calling is a great way to around poor cell tower signal.  With WiFi calling it doesn’t matter where you are, as long as you are connected to the eduroam wifi network.  All major service providers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.) have wifi calling available for their smartphone customers.  For more information about how to activate

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