The Protect IU Blog
Posted byon November 27, 2012 at 9:40 AM EST
We received a set of "Social Media Smart Cards" from a government agency recently and they gave permission for us to share these with our community. These Smart Cards give hints and illustrate how to set privacy and other settings to ensure that your information is visible only to the people of your choosing.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon November 15, 2012 at 2:15 PM EST
To celebrate the IU Information Security and Privacy Program and to raise awareness of the Program, we are continuing a "12 Domains in 12 Months" awareness campaign. This month, we encourage you to study Domain 8: Identity and Access Control, at https://protect.iu.edu/privacy/program/safeguards/8.
Our video for this domain features Jacob Farmer, Manager, Identity Management Systems in UITS.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon November 12, 2012 at 11:16 AM EST
I want to thank my fellow veterans for their service.
Posted byon November 12, 2012 at 9:29 AM EST
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Posted byon November 6, 2012 at 1:24 PM EST
“Over the river, and through the wood, to Grandfather’s house we go…”
That is unless you are stalled by a winter storm. Just in time for Thanksgiving, which the opening line (above) of Lydia Maria Child’s poem “Over the River and Through the Wood” commemorates, the National Weather Service is reminding Hoosiers that November 17 to 23 is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon October 31, 2012 at 8:38 AM EDT
RecycleIndy is offering Free Shredding!
Saturday - Nov. 10 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
RecycleIndy will be hosting a recycling collection at IU Health Saxony in Fishers, 13000 E. 136th St., which will include free on-site document shredding. All shredded material will then be recycled. Shredding services provided by All Shred. For more information, visit RecycleIndy's website.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon October 24, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT
Late October and what are Hoosier kids and their parents looking forward to? Sorry, IU basketball is the WRONG answer. It is Halloween. They are looking forward to Halloween...candy and costumes, goblins and ghosties, punkins' and pranks.
(An aside: I admit that Hoosier Hysteria, iconic in its intensity, does inspire the same shivery, delicious anticipation as a spooky holiday outing. Yes, we ARE No.1 and we ARE looking forward to basketball!)Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon October 18, 2012 at 9:54 AM EDT
Are you reading this on your smartphone, laptop, or tablet? Statistically, you probably are. The latest figures show that there are 6 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide—that’s 87 percent of the world’s population.
And because mobile devices are so popular, compact, and convenient, they are at high risk of loss or theft. In fact, experts say that one laptop is stolen every 53 seconds, and 70 million smartphones are lost every year.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon October 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT
Computers, networking equipment, mobile devices, storage media, and other IT components store, process, and transmit large quantities of information. Want to know more about how to manage these devices to appropriately protect information? If so, we have just the resource for you!Learn more about protecting: