Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Hurricane Season is upon us, and maintaining connectivity and communications through a power outage is a major challenge. Keep the following tips in mind:
Posted: 31 May 2013
Join us in congratulating Adam Strickland, who will be leaving Technology Services to serve as the head of Technology Services at Ursuline Academy.
Posted: 29 May 2013
P–synch password management software is being retired as of June 1 and replaced by a new system. The new password reset portal is https://password.tulane.edu
Posted: 27 May 2013
This week Hunter Ely, Chief Information Security Officer, will be sharing the stage at Educause with Jon R. Barnwell, the superintendent of the Tulane University Police Department to discuss how Tulane Technology Services supports emergency management during a crisis. What is the intersection of information technology and emergency management?
Posted: 07 May 2013
Budd Hirons, web development Team Lead of the ILC in Technology Services and Brian Lowe from University Services are in Hilton Head South Carolina this week presenting at the southern regional conference of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
Users who have Java enabled in their browsers are vulnerable to a threat referred to as "Zero Day Java 7 Vulnerability." Browsing the web with a vulnerable version of Java installed and enabled means that simply visiting a website is enough for an attacker to compromise your computer. This is known as a "drive-by download." Tulane Information Security is aware of this exposure and is monitoring activity related to this issue. We are blocking traffic from known sites that represent a threat.
While disabling Java is one method of blocking this threat, the use of Java is essential to use of Banner and other Tulane enterprise systems so it is not a practical solution. We recommend that the Tulane computing community be as vigilant as possible about visiting unfamiliar websites and consider the following:
Information Security will provide continued updates about his issue. Please follow Information Security at https://twitter.com/tulaneInfoSec. If you have questions or require further detail about this issue, please email us at email@example.com.
Technology Services, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 -- End User Support: 1-866-276-1428 -- firstname.lastname@example.org