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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Tips to protect your accounts from data breaches

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Posted: October 30, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, IT Security, General Interest


It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Take some extra steps this October to protect your accounts and information from falling into the wrong hands. Minimize your risk of having your personal accounts compromised in a data breach: Use strong passwords for all your accounts. Limit your exposure by disabling any accounts you don't use or need anymore. Subscribe to a free service...

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Boost your social media safety for Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Posted: October 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks, IT Security


It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Take some extra steps this October to protect yourself online. Social media is a great way to connect with family and friends, but your contacts may not be the only ones perusing your profiles - hackers often browse social media sites to collect personal information about you to pursue their nefarious work. Here are some tips to help keep your...

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Browse UNB's new IT Service Catalog

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Posted: October 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, News


ITS has launched a new IT Service Catalog for faculty, staff and students to browse the many IT Services available to you at UNB. Although only some of our services are listed in the catalog for now, more will be added soon - stay tuned. Visit the IT Service Catalog to: Browse IT services by category or keywords Search for details on a specific service Review your current IT Service Desk...

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By the Numbers: A collection of ITS Statistics

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Posted: October 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Management Briefings


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Protect your personal computer with free antivirus software

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Posted: October 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks, News, IT Security


It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Take some extra steps this October to protect your devices and information from security threats. Why not start with antivirus software you can download for free. Sophos Home is ITS’s recommended antivirus software for personal (non-UNB) computers. This award-winning software is available for free for Mac and Windows and...

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5 Ways to Protect your Personal Computer from Security Threats

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest, IT Security


It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October - take the time to review your online safety practices and protect your personal computer from security threats: Turn on your firewall Firewalls are the first line of defense: they block connections to unknown or phony sites and prevent viruses and hackers from accessing your computer. Your...

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New: Track your requests with the UNB IT Service Desk

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, General Interest


UNB Faculty, staff and students can now track the progress on your IT Service Desk requests through the ‘Request Tracking’ link in your myUNB Portal (my.unb.ca). Use request tracking to: see the latest updates on your request add or review details add or download a file attachment add a new email contact To access request tracking: Click the ‘Request Tracking’ link in...

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Kick start National Cyber Security Awareness Month by securing your mobile device

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, IT Security, General Interest


It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October - keep an eye on tidBiTS for weekly tips on how to help protect your personal information and devices, as well as those of the university, from cybersecurity threats. Start by giving your mobile device a security tune-up. Today, mobile devices are used for far more than just talking;...

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