Security Corner:

August, 2015

August 31, 2015  11:59 PM

Top five security faux pas redux

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

An interesting conversation with our interim campus president at the college today brought back to mind a post from more than five years ago. A server crash this morning made her wonder if a former...

August 31, 2015  2:21 AM

Privacy is your responsibility, too

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
personal data, Privacy Protection, Privacy rights, private data

It seems these days that everywhere you look, there is a privacy disclosure statement. You get them from your bank, your credit card companies, lenders, and just about everyone who asks for any non-public personal information (NPI). Have you ever read one of those things? You should. You have a...

August 30, 2015  1:07 AM

Video: Lighten up! Password humor

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
humor, Passwords, Security, Video

I simply have to try this someday. It's hilarious! No better therapy for the IT Blues than a good laugh. [brightcove]

August 30, 2015  12:36 AM

Infected PC? Refresh or restore

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
malware, Restore, Security, system recovery

The more things change, the more they stay the same. I'm still seeing PCs with serious malware infections that defy any and all attempts to clean them up. I used to persevere and eventually succeed in killing whatever beasties were inhabiting the dark recesses of the system. Just last week, I...

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