Security & Compliance Archives

May 03, 2024
  • IT News

SSO Required for VPN

ECU’s virtual private network (VPN) is an encrypted virtual tunnel between off-campus devices and on-campus information. Connecting to ECU through prevents unauthorized persons from accessing data traveling between your...

Apr 16, 2024
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IT Compliance Guide NOW AVAILABLE

Have you ever wished for an all-in-one resource page of information technology guidelines to aid you in research, academic and administrative compliance? Well, that resource is here. We’ve created the...

Mar 26, 2024
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ECU Email Auto-Forwarding Recently Disabled

ECU disabled the ability to auto-forward* ECU messages to an external, non-ECU account on Monday, April 1, 2024. This includes both auto-forwarding your entire ECU email account and creating an...

Feb 28, 2024
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ECU Guidelines for Using Artificial Intelligence

While it can be difficult to separate the hype from reality, it is clear that: AI tools impact the way we work. Vendors are building AI tools into existing products....

Feb 09, 2024
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Important Changes for Teams/SharePoint/OneDrive Owners

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint are two of THE most useful collaborative services at ECU with constantly-improving tools to help achieve your work, research and instructional goals. Recently, we’ve updated management...

Oct 18, 2023
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ECU Cybersecurity Awareness Month Speaker Series

Since 2004, the President of the United States and Congress have declared the month of October to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a dedicated month for the public and private sectors...

Mar 31, 2023
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Cybersecurity Awareness Resources

This past year, the Information Security Office promoted several security awareness topics to empower faculty and staff to stay cyber secure, build a culture of security, and better protect the...

Oct 19, 2022
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Identity Theft: Protect Yourself

This year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme, "See Yourself in Cyber," focuses on an individual's smart decisions to keep safe and secure online. Today’s post provides tips to help you avoid...

May 21, 2022
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Fake News, Misinformation, and Disinformation as Cyber Security Threats

View the Adobe Spark version of this newsletter. WHAT IS FAKE NEWS? "Fake news" is "fabricated information that mimics news media content in form but not in organizational process or...

Apr 05, 2022
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Tips on How to Protect Yourself from Online Identity Theft and Phishing Scams

View the Adobe Spark version of this newsletter. Cyber crime in all its many forms can, at best, wreak havoc in victims’ lives through major inconvenience and annoyance. At worst,...