What is Ransomware?Ransomware is computer malware that encrypts the files on your PC, making them (and often your whole computer) unusable. It may also encrypt files on network drives that you have access to, like your N: drive. You regain access to the files by paying a ransom to receive a decryption key. In 2016, […]
It is common practice to take certain steps to protect your computer before installing new software; however, those security steps are often neglected when installing browser extensions, add-ons, social media and mobile apps. These programs may request permission to access your data; if they’re compromised by cyber attackers or if you install a malicious or […]
G Suite for Education offers a multitude of security features including allowing you to monitor how your account is being accessed through the Activity Information panel. This is one of the easiest ways for you to ensure that your account isn’t being accessed without your permission. "The Activity Information Panel" allows you to check what browser, […]
eduroam (education roaming), is an encrypted, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. FIT is proud to be a member and provide eduroam service.
Have you ever wondered if your account information or password has ever been exposed in a data breach? Have I Been PWNED? (HIBP) is a free resource developed by a Microsoft researcher for anyone to quickly assess if they may have been put at risk due to an online account of theirs having been compromised or […]
FITGUEST:There are two types of usages for our guest network: daily or long-term. Usage of FITGuest only allows for limited WiFi service, this does not include access to any other of FIT programs or services. Daily Pass:Events or guests requiring WiFi access for the day will be supplied with a temporary username and password that […]