Category: Safe & Secure

Ready, Set, Know

Are you prepared for a rainy day? Perhaps your answer is “sure” if it means having an umbrella, but what if the rain turns into a big storm or a hurricane like the one that stretched across several southeastern states this past fall? What can you do? Let’s start today being proactive and making a…

Access Campus Wifi As a Guest

Guests who need to use UGA campus WiFi can receive a temporary guest account for the day.  Contact the EITS Helpdesk at 706-542-3106 and request a temporary account. Be prepared to give name, email address, phone number and other required information. It is a good idea to make this request at least four hours in…

UGA People Search

In June, the new University of Georgia People Search website (peoplesearch.uga.edu) was launched. The UGA people Search website will now require user or network authentication in order to process searches as an effort to protect UGA email addresses of students, faculty, and staff.  Accessing UGA Directory and People Search is now limited to the UGA…

How to Update Java

There is a vulnerability in java software that needs to be updated to help maintain the security of your computer.
Updating your version is an fairly easy process that is outlined below:

Go here to see if you have the latest version of java:…

Social Network Safety

Social networks are excellent vehicles for connecting and collaborating  with friends, family, and colleagues.  They give you the opportunity to share your talents, experiences, shortcomings, and frustrations.   …

Safety in Technology

Nowadays we often spend a large portion of our lives using technology, whether it is in the classroom, in the computer lab, on our personal computers, or even on our phones.  There are many benefits to our easy access to computers and technology, but there are also some risks.  Here are some ideas and guidelines to give you an idea of how to keep you and your information safe.