ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Shop Online Securely

January 25, 2016 at 11:24 am

Throughout the academic year, ITS will provide the campus with advice, tips and tricks to improve our Internet security. Pay special attention to these messages. You will find them in your email, the news, the University’s social media channels and […]

ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Remember to Choose a Backup Method for Your Data

February 8, 2016 at 9:18 am

Avoid data catastrophes by ensuring your information is backed up. Chose a backup method and be sure you can restore your information! Learn more . . Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email us […]

ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Use A Two-Step Verification Process

February 15, 2016 at 9:35 am

For extra security, use a two-step verification process for your passwords by requiring two forms of identity: your password and a second contact method! Learn more . . . Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 […]

ITS Tip of the Week: Be Wary of Spear Phishing

February 22, 2016 at 7:27 am

Be wary of spear phishing – emails that appear to come from someone you know but are really an attempt to gain access to your information! Learn more . . . Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns […]

ITS Tip of the Week: Only Open QR Codes from Trusted Sources

February 29, 2016 at 7:59 am

Only open QR codes and URL shorteners from people you trust. Some QR codes and link shorteners may take you somewhere you do not mean to go! As always, contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 […]

ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Think Before You Click

March 14, 2016 at 7:23 am

Email phishing attacks work by fooling you into taking action to prevent loss of email or another service. Think before you click! Learn more . . . Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email […]

ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Don't Get Fooled by Spam

March 29, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Don’t get fooled by spam this April Fool’s Day! Learn more . . . As always, feel free to contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email us at helpdesk@uscupstate.edu.

ITS Tip of the Week: Never Install a Plugin Unless You Need It

April 4, 2016 at 11:38 am

Never install a plugin or software extension unless you need it and trust the source! Learn more . . . Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email helpdesk@uscupstate.edu.

ITS Tip of the Week: Protect Your Personal Information During Tax Season

April 14, 2016 at 2:34 pm

Protect your personal information during tax season! Contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email helpdesk@uscupstate.edu.

ITS TIP OF THE WEEK: Remember Technology Can't Stop Cyberattacks

April 18, 2016 at 3:49 pm

Remember, security technology alone cannot stop all cyberattacks! Learn more . . . As always, feel free to contact the Help Desk with any questions or concerns at 864-503-5257 or email us at helpdesk@uscupstate.edu.