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Pulse VPN Cyber Attack Update

April 28, 2021 by | IS&T

Last week, IS&T made an announcement regarding the a recent cyber-attack on Pulse VPN. Many of the victims of this attach range from Financial Institutions, Higher Education, Government Agencies, and even Defense Contractors. Fortunately, Chapman University has not been affected by the recent attack and IS&T has already implemented the recommended mitigations. However, we are

Cyber Security Awareness Month Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety with Stop.Think.Connect

October 6, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The Chapman University Information Security Office is kicked off  the commencement of October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with an information security awareness Kiosk on Wed Oct 5th from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Attallah piazza. Visitors who stopped by had a chance to sign and enter a raffle. The grand prize winner will receive an LED computer monitor.  Some

Important Threat Advisory: ‘Locky’ Ransomware

March 3, 2016 by | Announcements

Chapman University IS&T has recently become aware of a developing ransomware threat to the campus community. Chapman has already updated university computers with new anti-virus definitions to protect against this specific threat, but users are encouraged to safeguard their personal devices and follow a few helpful tips. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is

Chapman University’s CIO Leads At Home and Away Where Helen Norris Leads, Others Follow

February 29, 2016 by | IS&T

Chapman University’s very own Vice President and Chief Information Officer Helen Norris recently co-authored an article  for the Educause Review newsletter on developing security profiles to assess information security risks within a university setting, ideas on technical tools and techniques to help in reducing those risks, and how to measure whether those techniques are actually

9 Tips To Help Protect Your Smartphone

February 16, 2015 by Todd Plesco | Uncategorized

Do you sometimes feel guilty that perhaps you don’t do enough to protect your non-Chapman issued smartphone?  Consider these steps to protect your personal smartphone: Don’t use a simple passcode. If your phone falls into the wrong hands, 1111 or 0000 for a passcode will not be in your favor. Enable the auto lock feature.

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