An important alert on the NYU IT Security Alerts blog instructs you on how to patch a critical vulnerability in some older versions of Microsoft Windows.
The NYU IT Security Alerts blog has some important information regarding Amazon Alexa and the potential that Amazon employees are hearing your requests.
Beginning Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11am ET, the security of the NYU Start Page will be enhanced by requiring the use of NYU Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). A few minor improvements to the site’s menu and page organization will also go into effect at that time, with major improvements planned for next fall.
Although it’s convenient to use public Wi-Fi in an airport, hotel, gym, library, or local business, remember that public Wi-Fi networks are often exploited by malicious actors seeking access to your sensitive data. For this reason, it’s critical that you remain aware of common Wi-Fi scam tactics and the best practices for safely connecting to and using public Wi-Fi.
You may be sharing your NYU Box files with more people than you think. The NYU IT Security Blog has some tips to reduce unintended disclosure via link sharing.
2018 was a year full of major global technology security breaches and concerns. There’s no reason to expect 2019 will be any different. There are, however, ways you can protect yourself and reduce the risk that your personal data and accounts will be compromised.
When you access the NYU Roam Wireless network at the beginning of each new calendar year, you will be presented with an alert asking you to validate a security certificate before connecting. When you see the prompt, simply “Accept” the renewed certificate and connect as usual.
In response to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), NYU IT has replaced two of its data-centric policies (Data Classification Table and Reference for Data and System Classification) with a new Electronic Data and System Risk Classification Policy.
As part of NYU’s commitment to help protect the University’s networks and data, NYU IT launched a new email security feature on September 28. In compliance with NYU IT’s security policies, email protection is a priority. The University’s existing email security tool prevents external email with known malicious URLs from reaching your inbox. This new […]
NYU IT announces the availability of a new service: Electronic Signature (DocuSign), an electronic and digital signature application with several workflow capabilities. Send: Easily upload and send documents for electronic signature to people inside or outside of NYU. Receive: Signers receive and sign documents quickly, securely, and via phone, tablet, or computer. Manage: Check documents’ […]