Brief unplanned Internet service interruption (Thursday, 5/3)
Many of you will have noted that there was an interruption of Internet service this morning at about 11:10am.The interruption was caused when the campus firewall shutdown due to the failure of a UPS to which it was connected.
As you all well know, Culmination Week is upon us and Finals Week is on the horizon.For most of you, this will be a period of intense research, study and preparation.Typically, it will feature a significant reliance upon technology.CSIT is offering a few quick tips to assist you toward a successful Culmination and Finals Weeks.
NWU-wireless and NWU-wireless24 service interruption
At about 6:10pm today we became aware of a problem with the NWU-wireless and NWU-wireless24 networks which caused a service interruption.The problem was caused by the failure of our Radius authentication server which controls access to these two secure networks.The underlying problem with the authentication server was addressed and the server returned to duty at ab
Equifax data breach larger than initially reported
Equifax - the credit monitoring and rating company - revealed today that the data breach which they first made public in September of 2017 was larger than they initially reported. The incremental increase, however, may seem small in comparison to the size of the original breach.
FCC net neutrality policy scheduled to end on April 23, 2018
Absent action from Congress to block the change, the current FCC policy favoring net neutrality will end on April 23 of this year. Documents were filed fo Federal Register on February 22 whcih would revoke the existing regulations requiring Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all Internet content equally, a policy referred to as net neutrality.