Information Technology Security

We aim to inform you about what information security is, how it effects you, and what you can do to ensure your computing systems are safe.

Security Tips – ASU Computing Services

Important Copyright Notice and Information for Students

As the fall semester gets underway, I’m writing to remind you of the risks involved with illegally downloading and/or sharing of copyrighted music, movies, games and software over the Internet. Unauthorized obtaining, sharing or offering such copyrighted material is illegal and in violation of U.S. copyright law. If caught, you may face severe civil and […]

Phishing email attack warning, Office 365 Free for Students, and other useful tips

**Phishing Email Attacks** Adams State University student email accounts have again been the target of a phishing attack this week. Phishing emails are malicious emails where the attacker will pose as a legitimate organization to attempt to trick you into disclosing your personal information. As a reminder, Computing Services will never ask for your username […]

Be ready for finals! – Tips from Computing Services

Finals week is here! Computing Services has a few helpful tips as we near the end of the semester. **Please remember to backup any important documents that you might need for your classes!** Always keep important files stored in multiple locations. Having the only copy of an important file only on one computer or a […]

Residence Halls Wifi Maintenance and phishing attack warning for students

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10th) beginning at 10:00 AM, Computing Services must perform maintenance on our wireless internet services in Coronado, Girault and the Residence at Rex. All wireless services are expected to be restored by 3:00 PM that afternoon. Although not anticipated, there is a small possibility that we encounter issues in performing the maintenance, […]

KnowBe4 Required IT Security Training for Faculty/Staff

Now that National Cyber Security Awareness Month has concluded, Computing Services is excited to kick off our security training for Faculty and Staff! Cabinet has approved an updated IT Users Responsibility policy. The updated policy includes required IT Security training for any ASU faculty or staff member that has an account through Computing Services. The […]

Tip #2 for National Cyber-Security Awareness month

We are now well into National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Remember, you can always check the Stay Safe Online NCSAM website for more information and tips! www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam Cyber security is all about keeping your information safe, including your financial and personal information. In addition to keeping it secure, it’s important to keep it backed up! […]

Cyber-Security Awareness tidbit- International #2FactorTuesday!

As part of our month-long campaign to raise awareness about cyber-security, here is some information regarding two-factor authentication: Many web services, including your Adams State Google account, allow account protection beyond a password that provides a second layer of security to your account. When logging into your account from an unrecognized device you will be […]