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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Message to students regarding illegal file sharing

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 […]

Google Account Verification and CS Maintenance for Thursday, June 19th, 2014

****Google Account Verification- New Feature**** Google Apps has launched a new feature aimed at keeping our Adams State University accounts safe from hijackers, even if they attained a user’s username and password. Upon login to your ASU Google Apps, such as Google Drive, Google Calendar, or Student Gmail, you will be prompted to provide a […]

FINAL REMINDER – Mandatory password change before tomorrow 5/13/14

Computing Services would like to give one final reminder that ALL students and employees will be required to change their passwords before tomorrow, May 14, 2014. If the password for your account has not been changed by that date, your account will be locked out. All users can change their passwords by visiting www.adams.edu, clicking […]

IMPORTANT REMINDER – Mandatory Password change for all Faculty, Staff, and Students by May 14

Computing Services would like to remind you that our systems have been patched against the Heartbleed vulnerability and that ALL students and employees will be required to change their passwords. ————————————– Employees and students have until May 14, 2014 to change their passwords. If the password for your account has not been changed by that […]

What’s new with ASU Technology? Computing Services Presentation Invite

Computing Services invites you to come chat with us on what is new with ASU technology! To better accommodate everyone’s busy schedules, we have scheduled three different time slots in which we will be giving a short presentation covering: -Heartbleed: What is it and what does it mean for you? -Password Change: How to pick […]

IMPORTANT Heartbleed Update- All faculty, staff and students MUST change passwords by May 14th

As mentioned in last week’s email, Computing Services has now finished taking all actions to patch our systems due to the Heartbleed security vulnerability. Now that our systems are patched, ALL students and employees will be required to change their passwords. This is a direct result of the type of vulnerability that Heartbleed exposed. Your […]

Be ready for finals! – Tips from Computing Services

Finals are almost here! Computing Services has a few helpful hints to keep in mind as the end of the semester nears. Back up your files! Please remember to backup any important documents that you might need for your classes! Always keep important files stored in multiple locations. Having the only copy of an important […]