The Protect IU Blog
Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 3:45 PM EST
SSL Authentication Flaw
Apple has released critical security updates to address a dangerous bug in Apple's implementation of SSL/TLS that affects multiple versions of iOS 6, iOS 7, Apple TV OS 6, and OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Without these security update(s) applied, it is possible for an attacker to intercept some types of data on shared networks, such as a WiFi connections commonly available in coffee shops, libraries, and other public venues.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 9:25 AM EST
Citizens can now become members of Gary/IUN Police AcademyLearn more about protecting:
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 12:04 PM EST
A vulnerability in NTP, the unix time sychronization service, is currently being exploited.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM EST
We are thinking this morning of the friends and family of the student victim of the shooting at Purdue University, and certainly our friends and colleagues there at Purdue as well. A tragic event that touches all of us in some way.
Posted byon January 4, 2014 at 11:20 AM ESTLearn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 4, 2014 at 9:12 AM EST
Temperatures are expected to get below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18C) in the coming days, with wind chills reaching -30F (-34C) so now is a good time to ensure that you are adequately prepared to deal with the cold.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 2, 2014 at 11:02 AM EST
NEW ALBANY, IN (Dec. 19, 2013) – ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and to shop.
On Sunday, Dec. 14, officers from the IU Southeast police department and IU Southeast students volunteered their time to help nine boys and one girl from Grant Line Elementary school shop for Christmas gifts.
To help spread the Christmas cheer, funds were raised with help from the IU Southeast Alumni Association and members of the community to pay for the children’s gifts.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 1:59 PM EST
When institutional data is shared with a third party (for example, an information technology cloud provider), the university Committee of Data Stewards (CDS) requires the following information to be submitted for review and, in the case of Critical data, assessment by the University Information Security Office (UISO). Please download the attached workbook and provide it to the vendor to fill out and return. When the vendor has returned the completed workbook your departmental contaLearn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:50 AM EST
The University Director of Public Safety, Jerry Minger swore in new IU Kokomo campus police Chief Wayne James on Friday November 22, 2014 on the Kokomo campus.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 4:57 PM EST
After reminding us of the unusually warm winter of 2011-12, the Farmers’ Almanac 2014 says that the “Days of Shivery” are back. The 197-year-old publication’s 2014 Winter Outlook map labels the Midwest as “biting cold and snowy.”
Looks like Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Winter Preparedness Week comes just in time, Nov. 17-23.
Some folks don’t put much stock in the Farmers’ Almanac. Instead, they rely on the brown band markings of woolly worms – according to folklore, the width of brown bands on the creature’s coat varies proportionately with the severity of the upcoming weather.Learn more about protecting: