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OIT initiates
security efforts to foil cyber attacks

OIT Security and Compliance is taking proactive steps to protect campus users and the university from potentially devastating impacts of cyber security breaches. OIT is seeing significant increases in the number of users who fall victim to phishing attacks that trick them into divulging their university usernames and passwords. Their credentials are then used for malicious actions, such as attempts to gain unauthorized access to personal information or sensitive university systems and data as well as transmission of potentially embarrassing or damaging emails.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

OIT initiates
security efforts to foil cyber attacks

OIT Security and Compliance is taking proactive steps to protect campus users and the university from potentially devastating impacts of cyber security breaches. OIT is seeing significant increases in the number of users who fall victim to phishing attacks that trick them into divulging their university usernames and passwords. Their credentials are then used for malicious actions, such as attempts to gain unauthorized access to personal information or sensitive university systems and data as well as transmission of potentially embarrassing or damaging emails.

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Just in Time Learning
with Lynda.com

Did you know NC Cooperative Extension employees have access to Lynda.com, a website that offers thousands of high quality educational video tutorials about hundreds of business, education and technology topics, including Office applications, communication skills, digital photography, mobile devices, video, audio, using social media, and more. You can browse the extensive library or search directly for a topic. Most topics offer levels of training ranging from beginner to advanced. Using the products on lynda.com requires a paid membership, but EIT maintains a limited number of licenses exclusively for NC Cooperative Extension employees to share. If you'd like to watch lynda.com tutorials, contact the EIT help desk to get the sign-in information. Email ces_help@ncsu.edu or call 919-513-7000.

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We’re Looking for Extension Voices

Over the next few months EIT will be updating the appearance of our WordPress websites. You’ll be hearing more about that soon. As part of our process, we’re examining every component of our MORE »

Fall Face to Face Workshops for Computer Contacts

Extension Information Technology (EIT) is offering 3 1/2 hour, face to face workshops for county Computer Contacts in September and October. We’ll meet in eight locations from Hayesville to Barco, starting in Clay MORE »

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It’s time for Social Media Summer School!

It’s a fiesta!  Join your colleagues for a fiesta of hot topics and sessions about social media.  Without leaving the comfort of your office, find out how you can make social media work for MORE »

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Learn about new publications and factsheets

EIT recently created a monthly mailing list to notify you about new numbered publications and departmental factsheets authored by NC Cooperative Extension specialists. On the first of every month, list subscribers receive an email MORE »

Now is the time to enable 2-step verification

EIT has previously recommended to Extension staff that they enable 2-step verification on their Google account in response to phishing attacks. If you have not done so already, we are now strongly recommending MORE »

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