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This is a sample News page using content from the Division of Information Technology group in myUMBC.

  • It Happened to Me-Phishing

    Phishing hurts MANY students, this story is just one of many
    I couldn’t WAIT to finally move into my dorm and start my freshman year of college. Growing up, my parents were so strict. Since I would basically have to write a 15-page paper and presentation to...
    Posted: October 11, 2017 8:36 AM
  • Eduroam Update Message

    An eduroam wifi network update requires your attention.
    There was an update this morning to the eduroam wireless network that will prompt users to retrust a certificate from our servers. This update was required due to the existing certificate...
    Posted: October 6, 2017 1:20 PM
  • Why Cybersecurity Matters- It Happened to Me

    REAL cybercrime attacks on REAL UMBC students.
    “We have parsed several log records that lead us to believe that your UMBC account credentials may have been compromised. As a precaution, your UMBC account password was scrambled today. Please...
    Posted: October 5, 2017 12:05 PM
  • Why College Campuses Are Big Targets for Cyber Attacks

    Ever wonder why YOUR account would ever be hacked?
    College Campuses are a central hub for diversity, intelligence, and advanced technology. Many people no matter what age, strive to go to a good college, and receive the best education. Goals and...
    Posted: October 2, 2017 9:13 AM
  • Cybersecurity Month

    Get excited for Cybersecurity Month!!
    Students at UMBC have been working hard to prepare for October's Cybersecurity Month!! Look out in the Common's for fun giveaways like t-shirts and cups promoting the month!! This month's...
    Posted: October 2, 2017 9:09 AM
  • 9-28-2017 Downtime

    DoIT systems group will be taking RT down for a few minutes at 10pm in order to perform a system patch. I apologize for the short notice as this was identified as important and time sensitive....
    Posted: September 28, 2017 9:12 PM
  • Software Bug in ResNet Wireless System

    In response to residential student feedback, we recently partnered with the Office of Residential Life and updated all residential buildings with wireless hardware upgrades that provide the...
    Posted: September 22, 2017 9:48 AM
  • Quality Matters Regional Conference Call for Proposals

    Share your ideas & best practices with the QM community
    The Quality Matters Regional Conference East is currently accepting proposals for its spring conference, which will be held at Towson University on March 22-23, 2018.  The conference theme is...
    Posted: September 21, 2017 9:40 AM
  • Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Know

    Who it Impacts, and What You Can Do
    What is Equifax? Equifax is one of the country's three major credit bureaus, collecting information on millions of consumers and businesses in order to produce credit scores.  How do they get...
    Posted: September 15, 2017 2:46 PM
  • Equifax Data Breach

    What People Should Know About the Equifax Breach.
    As many have seen, Equifax had a breach of the personal information of approximately 143 million people.  This is one of the largest breaches of personally identifiable information ever.  Here are...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:40 AM