Announcements

  • Tue. 1/20 @ 1pm

    Here is the latest issue of Secure IT! We invite you to peruse this issue and send us ideas for future ones.

  • Thu. 1/15 @ 10am

    ISG invites you to a month-long focus on privacy this February, starting with the screening of The Human Face of Big Data on 2/4. Other events include the Brown Bag The Evolution of Privacy & Why It Matters to You, and a showing of the documentary Rise of the Hackers. Complete details can be found at brown.edu/go/privacy.

  • Tue. 1/6 @ 10am

    Happy 2015! Here are some tech resolutions to give your new year a good start. 

    1. Change your passwords, especially your Brown password, as we are in the midst of a password change campaign! Not sure where to start? Afraid you'll forget a complex password? We have some great tips at brown.edu/go/passwords

  • Sat. 12/20 @ 9am

    Making travel plans? They should includes these tips for keeping your mobile device safe when away from home, especially when traveling outside of the U.S.  Remember: an ounce of prevention now can save a pound of trouble later.

  • Tue. 12/9 @ 3pm

    Earlier this week, Residential Life and CIS announced an improved IPTV service for residential undergraduates starting January 5th (edited to add: it was made availble early, on December 22nd!). Here are some of the exciting features:

    • Works wirelessly anywhere on campus: will no longer require an ethernet cable

    • More channels: over 20 additional channels for a total of 60 (see channel list)

  • Mon. 12/1 @ 12pm

    Check out these tech workshops and events during the month of December. Did we miss anything? Tweet us @ITatBrown or email cis@brown.edu.

  • Wed. 11/5 @ 9am

    Check out these great workshops and events during the month of November. Did we miss anything? Tweet us @ITatBrown or email cis@brown.edu.

  • Wed. 11/5 @ 8am

    Exciting news: Brown's Google domain (including alumni.brown.edu) now has unlimited storage for Gmail (email), Drive, and photos. At the bottom of your inbox at gmail.com, you'll notice your storage amount is no longer listed as a percentage.

  • Wed. 10/8 @ 4pm

    On Monday October 20th, you’ll notice a new look for the Brown Directory, MyAccount, and Activate. This change is part of the replacement of Brown’s identity management system, the system that stores identity information for members of the Brown community. 

  • Mon. 9/29 @ 10am

    This October, learn how to spot phishing email to stop it from spreading and you could be the winner of an iPad mini, Nexus 7 and other prizes.

    To celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ISG (Information Security Group) will focus on phishing throughout October with weekly quizzes and a special Brown Bag (Don't Be the Catch-of-the-Day: Phishing Tips to Keep You Off the Hook) on the 9th.

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