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Posts from ‘October, 2019’

Keep Your Halloween Cyber-Trick-Free

As we close out National Cybersecurity Awareness Month on this sunny Halloween, we hope that some of the tips we have shared have been useful. The more you know, the more you are prepared for the monsters, zombies, and mummies that are out there. Whether you’re on your phone, tablet, or computer, remember to Own IT. […]

Guest Speaker on Physical Activity for Cancer Survivorship Nov. 13 6pm

Heather J. Leach, PhD from Colorado State University’s Cancer and Exercise program will be in Alamosa on November 13th at 6:00 p.m on Adams State University campus in Richardson Hall Auditorium. Dr. Leach will give a lecture entitled “Physical Activity for Cancer Survivorship” hosted by Adams State University Kinesiology department in Richardson Hall Auditorium. This discussion […]

Adams State Engages SLV Community in Cancer and Exercise Study

Students from Adams State University’s Kinesiology department have been applying their knowledge and working diligently to engage the San Luis Valley community over the past two years while assisting with the San Luis Valley Cancer and Exercise Study. The SLV Cancer and Exercise Study is an ongoing study at ASU led by Dr. Tracey Robinson […]

Cybersecurity Tip #3 – Protect IT: if you connect, you must protect

It’s essential to take proactive measures to enhance cybersecurity at home, at work, and when you’re out and about. In previous weeks, we addressed how to best own and secure your personal information. Now, we need to safeguard all of that invaluable data, so here are some tips to help you “Protect IT.” Keep a Clean Machine: […]

Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, 10/17

***Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, 10/17/19*** Beginning at 9:00 PM, Computing Services will be installing Microsoft patches to campus computers. Employees are encouraged to log off but leave their computers on when leaving work tomorrow to assist in the installation of these patches. In addition, beginning at 9:30 PM and lasting roughly 1 hour, we […]

Cybersecurity Tip #2 – Secure IT: play hard to get

This week’s cybersecurity focus is to “Secure IT.” by educating yourself about phishing. The simple definition of phishing is social engineering using digital methods for malicious purposes. The definition is fluid due to constantly changing technologies, but some examples include: Malicious Email – It can look like it comes from a financial institution, an e-commerce site, […]

Cybersecurity Tip #1 – Own IT: manage your privacy

This week’s cybersecurity focus is to “Own IT.” by managing your privacy. Your devices — smartphones, laptops, and wearables — make it easy to connect to the world around you, but they can also pack a lot of info about you and your friends and family, such as your contacts, photos, videos, locations and health and financial […]

Important Copyright Notice and Information for Students

As the fall semester presses on, 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 […]

It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

October is upon us — the season of pumpkin spice lattes, fall foliage, and Halloween. Did you also know that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? That means it’s time to learn about some easy steps you can take to be safer and more secure online. Held every October, NCSAM 2019’s theme is: Own IT. Secure […] is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet