New and Changing: Updates from AIT

Tags: Updates Network Security

Security Certificate Replacement for Campus Wireless

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On Friday, March 10 at 1 PM, we will replace the security certificate for WC-Internet. Replacing security certificates is a routine process where we re-certify every three years that the wireless network is safe and belongs to Wheaton College.

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Tags: Maintenance Network

Network Unavailable During Maintenance

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On March 6 from 8:30am to 2pm, we will perform maintenance on the campus network. During this time, Internet connections in some parts of campus will be disrupted. The maintenance will occur during spring break while students are not on campus.

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Network Unavailable During Maintenance

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On March 9 and 10, starting at 7pm, we will perform network maintenance to improve network performance in two campus buildings. During maintenance, there will be intermittent network disruption.

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Tags: Updates Security

Upgrade of Malwarebytes Management Console

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As part of ongoing security improvements, we are upgrading to the latest version of Malwarebytes, one of the security programs used on College-owned computers.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “Available Office Hours?”

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Some employees recently received an email claiming to be coming to Wheaton College to buy unwanted textbooks. The email requests that the employee respond to the email with their availability and room number.

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Tags: Security

Disk Encryption for College-Owned Computers

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As part of an ongoing effort to enhance security and protect College data and student and employee personal information, we will begin encrypting the hard drives of College-owned computers issued to employees with access to sensitive data.

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Tags: Training ThunderCloud Services

Improving Your Memory

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Does your memory sometimes fail you? Not sure how to remember a long list of dates or the 23 steps in your lab procedure? We're recommending the short ThunderCloud Training video course, "Improving Your Memory."

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Tags: Training ThunderCloud Services

What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity

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Learning basic cybersecurity practices--or brushing up on what you already know--can help you stay safe and avoid the stress and time it takes to recover from compromised data.

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Tags: ThunderCloud Services

Department Files Moving to ThunderCloud Storage

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In order to replace an outdated and inflexible system, department files will be moving to ThunderCloud Storage group shares by the end of June 2017. You may know department files as your "S drive" or "department share."

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Tags: Security

ACNET No Longer Available

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As part of ongoing security improvements, the College’s ACNET file server will be shut down on February 22. This server was previously used for storing files for students working on projects.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “CAMPUS SECURITY NOTIFICATION”

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Some employees and students recently received an email claiming to be a security notification from Wheaton College Campus Security. The email includes a hyperlink to a protocol outline that the recipients are supposed to open.

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