Category Archives: SecureNU Information

Tips for Sending Sensitive Information via Email

Thanks to the internet, we are sharing more than ever! Most of the time, we don’t think anything of it. Need to send over those tax documents to your accountant? No problem! Just send them over via e-mail, right? Before you hit send, here are a few tips on how to better secure your information […]

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ALERT: Heartbleed – Internet Encryption Bug

This week, security researchers announced the discovery of an extensive security flaw in OpenSSL, called the Heartbleed Bug. OpenSSL is used by a majority of online services to encrypt data over the internet. Sites like Facebook, Yahoo, and Gmail all leverage OpenSSL to encrypt your data. What is the Heartbleed Bug? In a nutshell, the […]

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Loose Lips Sink the Security Ship

A few years ago I was in the elevator of a multiple company office building and overheard two interesting conversations. First, two people got on talking about the next board meeting and commented that the Board “are sure not going to like the numbers this quarter.” In another instance two engineers got on talking about […]

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Now posted 2013 Computer and Information Security Guide

Welcome new and returning students! The 2013 Computer and Information Security Guide offers something for everyone from the computer novice to seasoned user. myChecklist for Computer and Information Security Checklist for Protecting your myNEU Account Router/Wireless Access Point Security Requirements and Recommendations Notice to the University Community: Management of Copyright Infringement Complaints 2013 General Computer […]

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Changes to NUwave Wireless Authentication

For ALL students, faculty, and staff using NUwave Wireless On Monday, July 15, 2013 at 5:00 am EDT, Information Services will be updating the NUwave wireless authentication system for all of Northeastern University, including remote campus locations. The updates will be completed by Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm EDT. Following the update all […]

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