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Keep a clean machine. Run a virus scan regularly and update your virus definitions daily.
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HEARTBLEED

What is RIT doing about it?

- RIT has successfully secured the vast majority of our computing infrastructure with patches and other mitigations. Some lower profile services have been taken offline until patches are released and mitigations applied. This is a necessary step to protect RIT.

-RIT continues to work with vendors to implement patches and other mitigations.

-The RIT Information Security Office continues to conduct vulnerability scanning of the RIT network until all vulnerabilities have been addressed.
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Keep phish on your radar and be aware of the newest scams our there!

Test your phishing knowledge with our quiz: goo.gl/8mxocj
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Easy (and some cheap) ways to contain your cords: http://www.remodelaholic.com/2012/02/how-to-contain-your-computer-cords/
A little while ago I showed you the new desk in our office (the building plans at here) Well we didn’t really ever get around to showing you how we decided to corral out cords.  First when we weren’t sure what to do with them we did this with a little bill box, we just …
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HEARTBLEED

What do you need to do:

- For RIT passwords, please change your passwords. Given the scale of this vulnerability, there is concern that passwords may be at risk.

-For personal passwords, we recommend that you change your passwords. Priority should be given to sites accessing private information, financial accounts and email. Note that if the website is still vulnerable, you may need to change your password again after the site is patched.

- Stop using the same password for multiple sites! Create a new unique password for each site. Yes, this is painful.

- Be alert for phishing attempts leveraging the publicity around the OpenSSL bug.
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Cleaning up your digital footprint, a checklist from APlatformForGood:
http://www.aplatformforgood.org/pages/clean-up-your-digital-footprint
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What should you know about Heartbleed, a recently uncovered security bug? The shortest version: You'll have to change all of your passwords.
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(585) 475-4122, (585) 475-4123
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Fax: (585) 475-7920
Address
151 Lomb Memorial Drive Ross 10-A201 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY 14623-5608
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Keep the RIT community secure from Internet and other threats.
Introduction
RIT InfoSec is here to help keep the RIT community safe and secure from Internet and other threats to your information security.

Mission
Provide leadership to the RIT community in safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of RIT information and computing assets.

Description
The Information Security Office provides strategy definition, risk assessment, standards development, communication & training, and investigation of threats & incidents.