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Workplace Security

Workstations in the workplace are sometimes easy targets for criminal activity.  Whenever a laptop or mobile device is lost or stolen, the data on that device has also been stolen and if proprietary EKU data is lost or compromised, the resulting damage can be much greater than the cost of replacing the equipment.  Some tips:

Technology Travel Tips

When traveling, electronics security is very important. Some tips:

Mobile Device Security Tips

Like most people, you've probably accumulated a lot of personal information on your mobile device.  The valuable data makes these devices a target for thieves and cybercriminals.  These tips are especially important if university data is on the mobile device:

G Suite for Education

File and Data Storage, Archiving, and Backup

Collaboration Apps

Check Mac OS Version

ISSUE: Find what version of Mac OS currently using

RESOLUTION:

  1. Click the Apple icon in the top left screen.  Click About This Mac:
    About This Mac
  2. Your version number is located at the top of the windows that opens:
    iOS Version

 

G Suite Account and Login Information

Your Account Credentials

You will authenticate your G Suite account like you do your Office 365 account, with your full EKU email address and password:

Google signin

Signing In

Open www.google.com and be sure you are logged out of any other Google accounts by clicking the icon in the top-right corner and choosing the Sign out button.  If you do not have that, you are not currently logged into a consumer Google or G Suite for Education account.

How to turn off focused inbox

ISSUE: Student missing emails in inbox

RESOLUTION: Turn 'Focused Inbox' off in myMail settings

 

Office Mac Update - High Sierra Update 16.12 for Outlook 2016

ISSUE: A recent software update for Microsoft Office on Mac computers can prevent Outlook from working properly.  If your Mac is running macOS High Sierra and you install update 16.12 for Outlook 2016, then Outlook will repeatedly (every 30 seconds or so) prompt for your email password.

RESOLUTION:

Blackboard Collaborate Etiquette

Best Practices for a Good Session

Login Failed CAS service provider is not authorized error

ISSUE: While trying to login to EKU Direct / Banner receive a Login Failed CAS service provider is not authorized error
While trying to login to EKU Direct / Banner receive a Login Failed CAS service provider is not authorized error

RESOLUTION: 

  1. Clear browser cache.
  2. Close browser.
  3. Try again

Reset EKU Password

ISSUE: I need to reset my EKU email password and it is still working

FIX

Phishing and Suspicious Email

Criminals use malicious email and websites to try to trick you into revealing your password or other sensitive information or to infect your computer with malware.  Phishing emails often use urgent language, asks for personal information, and has grammatical, typographical, or other obvious errors. 

Learn to Spot Phishes

Quick Tip: Check Links Before Clicking

Check the full URL to see if it goes where you expect.

Office 365 for Education

File and Data Storage

OneDrive  (Install on PC)

Require two-factor verification (2FA) again on a device you've marked as trusted

ISSUE: You want to restore two-factor authentication on all your devices because your device is lost or you think your account is compromised

Phishing Basics

Phishing is when a hacker tricks you into handing over your personal information like credit card numbers, usernames and passwords, social security numbers, etc.  Commonly they use “spoofed” emails, fraudulent websites, phone service calls, or phony text messages to full you.  Phishing is a type of

Change 2FA App Password

Issue: Certain non-browser apps don't support two-factor authentication. This lack of support means that if you're using two-factor authentication, the app won't work.  To get around this problem, you can create an auto-generated password to use with each non-browser app, separate from your normal password.

Note:

Password Security Checklist

Change Your Password if it is at Risk

If your password is at risk, you may need to change it more often.  Ask yourself the questions below to see if you need to change your password now.  Balance your answers with the need to have a password that you can remember without having to write it down.  If you have a strong, secure password that is easy for you to remember and you can use it with care, you may not need to change it as often as someone whose password is more vulnerable. 

Copyright Compliance

EKU encourages all students, faculty, and staff to engage in safe and legally compliant sharing of copyrighted materials. Downloading or sharing copyrighted materials (such as music and videos) can be illegal if done without the permission of the copyright owner whether you profit from it or not.

Reset EKU Password - Forgot Password

ISSUE: I need to reset my EKU email password myself but don't remember my password

FIX:  Be sure you have password self-service and two-factor authenticaion (2FA) enabled.

Error: “multiple DWR Servlets”

Error:  Some students receive “multiple DWR Servlets” when trying to click submit a file in Blackboard.  This is sporadic/random.

multiple DWR Servlets error

Fix:  Try again in a little while.  Let the IT Service Desk know by calling 859-622-3000 to report the issue.

Last update: 8/7/2018 at 10:30 a.m.

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