The Sun is Setting on Windows 7

The Sun is Setting on Windows 7

Home » 2019 » October As Microsoft ramps up its efforts around Windows 10, it is starting to wind down its support for its older operating system (OS). Beginning January 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates and...
Data Destruction Day 2019 Recap

Data Destruction Day 2019 Recap

Home Old devices and files not only take up space—they also take hits from cybercriminals in search of your data. That’s why, yesterday, the Office of Information Security at ITS hosted another successful Data Destruction Day on the Boston Campus. Simply donating or...
Security Tips from OIS: Social Media

Security Tips from OIS: Social Media

Home Whether it’s tearing society apart or improving longevity, social media at its best helps us foster relationships, build connections, and unwind after a long day. That’s why it’s sometimes easy to forget the potential security risks behind every login, post, and...
Understanding 2FA and How It Protects You

Understanding 2FA and How It Protects You

Home Online security is a complex issue with no one solution to fix all its woes. Sorting through all the ways that information can be stolen online and how to protect it can be confusing. It’s one of the reasons why National Cybersecurity Month exists. One of the...
An Entire 31 Days Dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness

An Entire 31 Days Dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness

Home October is here, but the scariest thing about this month isn’t Halloween—in fact, you’re at risk for it year-round. Whether cyberattacks creep up in headlines or your personal accounts, the only thing darker than some parts of the web is this inescapable truth:...
Your 2FA Guide: How to Take Charge of Your Online Security

Your 2FA Guide: How to Take Charge of Your Online Security

Home Two-factor authentication (2FA), which was expanded last spring as part of Northeastern’s ongoing efforts to protect personal and institutional data, has already made a difference in keeping members of the university community safe online. Northeastern went from...
Software Updates for Fall 2019

Software Updates for Fall 2019

Home While you bring tomorrow’s discoveries to life, we’re hard at work making sure you have the latest and greatest solutions to make it happen. See what we’ve been up to in order to set you up for success.    Windows 10 Upgrade As Microsoft ramps...
Tune into These Tech Resources

Tune into These Tech Resources

Home As another busy school year begins, learning how to access technology tools and services doesn’t need to occupy space on your (already too long) to-do list. Whether this is your first semester as a husky, your last, or somewhere in between, these are key...