Computing Services and Instructional Technology

Senate passes bill to revoke FCC "net neutrality" rules

On Wednesday (5/16), the US Senate passed legislation which would revoke recent FCC rules changing net neutrality policies.  The vote, however, is

SECURITY ALERT: Twitter recommending all their users to change password

Twitter has today announced the discovery of a bug in their social media platform which is compelling them to recommend that all their users change

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 ca

SECURITY ALERT: Phishing attacks are on the increase

Among all the other challenges during this time of the academic year, CSIT is also seeing an increase in the number of phishing attacks against NWU

Tips for Culmination and Finals Weeks

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.

NWU-wireless and NWU-wireless24 service interruption

If you had been having problems connecting to either of the NWU-wireless or NWU-wireless24 networks earlier, please try your connections once more now.

Self-driving Uber vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian

In what is thought to be the first event of its kind, an Uber self-driving vehicle has struck and killed a pedestrian.

Rest In Peace - Stephen Hawking, age 76

b. January 8, 1942, Oxford, England.

d. March 14, 2018, Cambridge, England.

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 larg

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.