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It Could Never Happen… But It Did.

I’m sure most of you have heard of Butler University in Indianapolis:  A small, mid-western institution with a better basketball program than its size would indicate…  Sound vaguely familiar?

Well unfortunately last week it was announced that Butler had undergone a  large data breach that may have compromised the personal data of  approximately 163,000 individuals. […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech News|Comments Off

Periodic Password Changes Keep You Safe

I’ve mentioned before how choosing unique passwords and changing them periodically can help keep your account secure, but have you ever wondered why?  Today I’ll discuss the methods in which attackers attempt to compromise your system, and how password changes work to effectively thwart them.

When an attacker attempts to compromise your password, they will […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Windows, eXPired

After 12 years of reliable service, Windows XP is officially no longer supported by Microsoft as of April 8th, 2014.  While Windows XP will continue to function, it will no longer be supported at ALL by Microsoft.
I never call Microsoft, so do I really need support?
Not so fast;  we’re not just talking about problems […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Who do I call?

The ITS department strives to deliver superior service to all Georgetown College faculty, staff, and students.  While each member of our staff is more than capable of handling your service queries, it helps to know what each member of our staff specializes in to expedite your request.
The Helpdesk
Vince Sizemore is the Help Desk Coordinator.  […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Hey, That’s NOT Junk!

Controlling spam e-mail is a decidedly complicated endeavor.  Setting administrative thresholds too low means more spam;  too high means missed e-mails.  While our e-mail system is often able to strike a satisfactory balance, legitimate e-mail will inevitably end up in your “Junk E-mail folder” at some point.  Fortunately, you can take a few easy […]

By |April 10th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off