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Information Security Advisory

January 11, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Late last week, a world-wide advisory regarding the Meltdown and Spectre hardware vulnerabilities has caught attention of many information security teams.  You may have seen it discussed in the media.  In a nutshell, these vulnerabilities revolve around hardware used in all computers and the applications used for data protection.  These vulnerabilities could have a very

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Thin Client Computers In Public Spaces

December 13, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman is saying goodbye to the Dell desktop PCs as we switch over to a more modern technology called “Thin Client” computers. These new computers will be replacing the current desktop PCs located on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries, near the printing stations and open work area.  Here is how they work: The

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Microsoft Login Page Change

December 11, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Hello fellow Panthers! Some of you may have noticed that the Chapman University login page for Microsoft cloud-based services (i.e; Office 365, Word OnLine, Google Apps) has a new look.  This is due to an update that was implemented by Microsoft over this past weekend. This new look has been applied to a number of

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Chapman Online Student Marketplace

December 11, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Big news for all Chapman University students! There is a new online marketplace now available on the CU Mobile App exclusively for Chapman University Students. Students no longer have to resorts to Facebook groups to easily buy and sell goods and services. Chapman University has chosen Ulyngo, a company started by a former Chapman student, to

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Global Address Book Update

November 15, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Starting November 15th, all active student email addresses will be added to the University’s Global Address Book in Microsoft Outlook.  Faculty and staff who are looking to create personal distribution groups for classes or are simply looking for a student’s email address can now easily find them in Outlook.  Another benefit for this is that

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NYTimes.com For Chapman Students

November 6, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University students now have full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our school-wide subscription provided by your Chapman University Student Government Association. We encourage you to take advantage of the world-class journalism of The New York Times to enrich your educational experience. NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with unsurpassed

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AMAZON SCAM ALERT

November 3, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Attention to all Amazon customers!  Currently, there is a scam going around that you need be aware of. Scammers have been able to create a replica of an Amazon email stating “We could not confirm the address associated with your Amazon account.”  Then they provide a link that says “Click Here” where you are sent to

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KRACK Attack

October 19, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Hello everyone, On Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, a new wireless vulnerability made the major news cycle.  Dubbed KRACK, it exploits a vulnerability that most major wireless manufacturers have in their configurations that may allow them to view or intercept your network activity. The good news is that Chapman University’s network is currently protected against this

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Reduce Your Online Footprint

October 18, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Hello fellow Panthers, and happy week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  Last week we discussed the importance of having a strong password along with some tips and tricks for improving the quality of your password. This week we want to talk about how to keep your password safe. What is one of the most commonly

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Picking A Strong Password

October 11, 2017 by | IS&T

When it comes to cybersecurity, there are many different tools one can use to protect their personal information from cyber attackers. With that said, the most important tool is a strong password. It doesn’t matter if you have the most expensive antivirus software or the tallest firewall, once your password is compromised, none of that

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