Those who are embracing the management mantra to “Think outside the box” may want to put that off a little. The Box is getting better. Regular users of Box are discovering some changes and improvements to the cloud-based tool that nearly 13,000 people at USU utilize on a regular basis.
Dec 20, 2016
The Office of Information Technology is expanding its security efforts, tapping the expertise of more people within the organization as part of a broader strategic approach to protect USU from cyber criminals.
Aug 23, 2016
All those com#plic$ate%d passwords can now go away. The whole password thing at USU just got a lot easier. It’s no longer necessary to come up with a complicated password that includes lots of numbers, randomly-placed uppercase letters and symbols like these: “@#%^*&.”
Aug 1, 2016
The success of ransomware attacks recently has created a “gold-rush mentality” among hackers, but, so far, USU has not proven a good destination for “black hat” prospectors.
It’s easy to take for granted the software you use every day as an employee at Utah State University. It costs you nothing. It’s only when you go to get a new personal computer loaded with software that you begin to appreciate the software you use at work.
Jun 15, 2016
Imagine you have a boss who can get just a little blunt and direct when she is busy and under pressure. She doesn’t like a lot of email back and forth when she is rushed. One day she sends you an email asking you to quickly take care of an urgent bank transfer. No time to explain now.
Here are a few tips on how you can detect and report suspicious or malicious email messages. If you submit reports, you automatically become a valued member of the Internet Skeptic Team at USU. When you get an unusual or unexpected email message, check these things:
Nearly 50,000 classes were booked in just four days during spring registration this year. At times more than 700 registrations were being processed a minute. It hasn't always been like this. What changed?
Feb 18, 2016
The Information Technology team that helps colleges and units upgrade and redesign their websites gets lots of feedback. People want to make adjustments, they want to fix things, they want to add things, and sometimes they just want to start over from scratch.
Kyra Sorensen probably never suspected she would one day end up putting on a bathing suit and cooking herself in hopes of fighting cybercrime but that’s exactly what she did last semester.