Information Technology Security

We aim to inform you about what information security is, how it effects you, and what you can do to ensure your computing systems are safe.

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Residence Halls Wifi Maintenance and phishing attack warning for students

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10th) beginning at 10:00 AM, Computing Services must perform maintenance on our wireless internet services in Coronado, Girault and the Residence at Rex. All wireless services are expected to be restored by 3:00 PM that afternoon. Although not anticipated, there is a small possibility that we encounter issues in performing the maintenance, […]

KnowBe4 Required IT Security Training for Faculty/Staff

Now that National Cyber Security Awareness Month has concluded, Computing Services is excited to kick off our security training for Faculty and Staff! Cabinet has approved an updated IT Users Responsibility policy. The updated policy includes required IT Security training for any ASU faculty or staff member that has an account through Computing Services. The […]

Tip #2 for National Cyber-Security Awareness month

We are now well into National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Remember, you can always check the Stay Safe Online NCSAM website for more information and tips! Cyber security is all about keeping your information safe, including your financial and personal information. In addition to keeping it secure, it’s important to keep it backed up! […]

Cyber-Security Awareness tidbit- International #2FactorTuesday!

As part of our month-long campaign to raise awareness about cyber-security, here is some information regarding two-factor authentication: Many web services, including your Adams State Google account, allow account protection beyond a password that provides a second layer of security to your account. When logging into your account from an unrecognized device you will be […]

Tip #1 for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), now in its 12th year, was create to help everyone have the resources to stay safe and secure online. Cyber security awareness is needed now more than ever! There have been many data breaches in the news recently, especially around sensitive personal information such as healthcare. So what can you […]

Beware of Phishing Emails – Protect your data

Recently Adams State University students have received phishing emails asking for you to verify your account by responding with your username/password or by clicking a link. Phishing emails are fraudulent emails designed to trick you into disclosing personal information. Adams State University and other reputable organizations will never use email to request that you reply […]

Important Copyright Notice and Information for Students

As the fall semester gets underway, I’m writing to remind you of the risks involved with illegal downloading and/or sharing of copyrighted music, movies, games and software over the Internet. Unauthorized obtaining, sharing or offering such copyrighted material is illegal and in violation of U.S. copyright law. If caught, you may face severe civil and […]