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New Security Warnings from Chrome

Posted October 17, 2017

Google Chrome has recently broadened the conditions under which it will warn users that HTTP pages are not secure. You may begin seeing Chrome security warnings for new and different web pages including some Bryn Mawr College pages. Warnings may also occur at times when you are not transmitting sensitive information. For more information on […]

Spotlight: Your Browser is Speaking (and You Should Listen)

Posted October 17, 2017

Community members often report that it’s hard to understand messages or icons that may appear in their browser.  They don’t know which messages are informational, and which represent real issues. Modern browsers have many subtle ways to communicate, and some of the messages they’re sending are a big deal.  Being able to decode these is […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 10/16/17

Posted October 16, 2017

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Phishing messages can come from a Bryn Mawr College community member whose account has been compromised. Do not assume a message is legitimate just because it is coming from an @brynmawr.edu […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted October 11, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

College Hall Telephone Service Unavailable 10/7

Posted October 6, 2017

Telephone service will be unavailable in parts of College Hall on Saturday, October 7th. In anticipation of future construction in College Hall, LITS will be rerouting telephones wiring during this time. Service will resume by the end of the day Saturday. Contact Facilities with questions: 610-526-7930.

Spotlight: Data Security Basics

Posted October 6, 2017

Some words of wisdom before we get started:  there is no single “right way to do” data security, especially on the go.  What you choose depends on your needs and the data you mean to protect.  This post contains generalized advice on some things you could use and should think about, but it’s not a […]

Office 365 Dial-In Conferencing (Skype for Business)

Posted October 3, 2017

In order to expand our capabilities with Skype for Business (part of Office 365), we will be adding dial in conferencing capability for all faculty and staff members.  This means that when you set a Skype for Business meeting (or add a Skype meeting to an existing calendar entry), invitees will now see phone numbers […]

Complete the Information Security Education Program!

Posted October 2, 2017

Current College community members are responsible for reviewing key College policies and completing a series of instructional activities geared towards helping all community members attain mastery of the College’s Information Security Competencies. Information security is a responsibility we all share, as our actions can significantly impact the entire College community and beyond. With both cyber […]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Posted October 2, 2017

Information security is a responsibility we all share, as our actions can significantly impact the entire College community and beyond. #NCSAM gives us a focused opportunity to build these skills alongside a larger, national movement. LITS is pleased to offer programming all month long – there’s something for everyone. InfoSec Education Program Monday, October 2: […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 27, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms Exhibition Opens 9/28

Posted September 27, 2017

Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms is a dual-sited exhibition of artworks from The William and Uytendale Scott Memorial Study Collection of Works by Women Artists at Bryn Mawr College and the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The collaboration, conceived by graduate students in the History of […]

9/26 Tech Talk: Visualizing Data from Women’s College Archives

Posted September 25, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows — Mimi Benkoussa (’19, Computer Science), Madeline Perry (’19, Psychology), Nathália Santos (’18, Poli Sci/Econ), and Claudia Zavala (’20, Cities) — will share their work designing and implementing a data visualization project (http://digitalscholarship.brynmawr.edu/dssf17) that compiles data from the College Women portal and reframes it to visualize content by year and subject matter. The fellows will share […]

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