Unexpected MFA Codes and What to Do About Them

January 29, 2024 by | IS&T

As we navigate the complexities of the online world, a new security challenge has emerged: the unsolicited receipt of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) requests. This occurrence is a significant indicator that someone might be attempting unauthorized access to your online accounts. MFA is a way of verifying your identity when you sign in to an online


Digitizing Change of Major and Minor Processes for a Seamless Academic Journey

January 17, 2024 by | IS&T

To enhance efficiency and elevate the Chapman campus experience for faculty and students alike, we are thrilled to announce the successful completion of our transition from traditional paper-based methods to a new digital platform for the Change of Major and Minor process. Seamless and Streamlined Starting 1/16/24, students and faculty members can embark on a


Discover the New Adobe Express, Now With AI

January 10, 2024 by | IS&T

Welcome to a new era of digital creativity on campus! Adobe Express with AI is here, transforming how students and educators create, collaborate, and communicate. Whether designing a project, presenting a research paper, or ramping up your campus social media projects, Adobe Express with AI offers unparalleled tools. Here are four standout features that make


VLAB Is Moving to Microsoft Virtual Desktop

December 20, 2023 by | IS&T

VLAB, our virtual lab platform, is transitioning to Microsoft Virtual Desktop. This change is a substantial step forward in enhancing user experience and bolstering security for all our users. Why the Change? At Chapman University, we continually seek ways to improve our technology and services. After extensive research and testing, we have found that Microsoft


Don’t Get Smished During the Holidays!

December 15, 2023 by | IS&T

In today’s digital age, the convenience of online shopping and instant communication has unfortunately given rise to a new form of deception known as smishing. Smishing, a portmanteau of “SMS” and “phishing,” is a cyber-attack that targets individuals through SMS or text messages. It involves sending deceptive messages that appear to come from legitimate sources,


Announcing IS&T’s Spring 2024 Technology Workshops

December 11, 2023 by | IS&T

As we step into 2024, it’s time to elevate your digital powers and boost your productivity with Chapman University IS&T’s upcoming series of technology workshops. Discover, Learn, and Master: The Workshop Lineup  Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint Deep Dive: Unleash the true potential of cloud collaboration with Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint. Learn to seamlessly share, store,


Enhancing Your Grammarly Premium Experience with Single Sign-On (SSO)

December 5, 2023 by | IS&T

Whether you are a current student, instructor, or staff member, Grammarly Premium is a valuable tool that can aid you in improving your writing. To make the user experience even more seamless and secure, we have added Single Sign-On (SSO) to Grammarly Premium. Single Sign-On is an authentication process allowing users to access multiple applications


How to Avoid Falling for Scams Online

November 30, 2023 by | IS&T

With the end of the year nearing, your friendly Chapman University Information Security department would like to provide you with some tips on how to spot and avoid some common online scams: Don’t Fall Victim to Fraudulent Job Offers! Job/check deposit scams lure unsuspecting individuals with promises of easy money or work-from-home opportunities. Here’s how


Safeguard Your Holiday Shopping

November 15, 2023 by | IS&T

The holiday season is in full swing, and while shoppers are eager to snag the best deals, scammers are equally enthusiastic about exploiting the festive shopping spirit. Amazon.com has issued a warning about a surge in criminal activity targeting customers’ Prime accounts through deceptive emails, calls, and texts. Two types of scams are on the


Important Update: Disabling RDG (Remote Desktop Gateway) for Chapman Users

November 13, 2023 by | IS&T

Dear Chapman University Community, We would like to inform you that the Information Systems and Technology Team (IS&T) has disabled access to Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) on November 13, 2023. This decision was made as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance information security and allocate resources more efficiently. Remote access is not going away,

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