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,


New Antivirus For Campus Comupters Cylance Protect Antivirus

January 8, 2019 by | Uncategorized

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 | 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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