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  • LionMail Drive | Columbia University Information Technology
    Apps and provide very powerful real time collaboration features LionMail Drive Accessibility Columbia University is committed to ensuring equal access to information programs and activities through its technologies web pages services and resources for all its constituencies including people with disabilities Attention Faculty At no time can LionMail Drive be made a course requirement Please follow these general guidelines for making your Google Documents accessible to people with disabilities The Google Administrator Guide to Accessibility provides further information on accessibility and Google Apps including Google Drive If you encounter any difficulties or have questions about using assistive technologies or creating accessible documents with Google Drive please contact CUIT by calling 212 854 1919 or sending an email to askcuit columbia edu Required Sharing Settings Share your Google document as a private document using the setting Private Only the people listed below can access To add users do the following LionMail users type name UNI or email address and choose from the list provided Non LionMail users type email address Not Allowed Do not share your document with the setting People at LionMail with the Link this level of sharing can easily be shared beyond your intended recipients Do not share documents with the setting LionMail This level of sharing will share your document with any LionMail user including students faculty staff and some alumni Do not share documents as Public on the Web or Anyone with the Link This type of sharing has been disabled for LionMail myUNI Service Desk myColumbia FAQ A Z Services About Us Give Us Feedback Computing Support About CUIT CUIT Careers CUIT Email Services Research Computing Services Teaching Learning Applications CUIT Public Computing Facilities IT Policies IT Security Resources Manage my UNI Security Awareness Training Software and Downloads Search CUIT Go Text Size a a

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/lionmail-drive (2016-05-01)
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  • Security and Accessibility Requirements for LionMail Drive | Columbia University Information Technology
    and recommend you use LionMail Drive instead For more information about LionMail and security go to http cuit columbia edu lionmail lionmail faq security faq Protecting Data when Collaborating in Lionmail While LionMail Drive will be available for classroom use because of the lack of access for certain types of disabilities the University prohibits faculty from requiring it for any academic interaction Requiring its use might exclude some students from full class participation and access to the full academic environment To protect those using LionMail sharing documents on LionMail Drive is limited to the setting Private Only people granted permission can access Sign in required All information should be protected from unauthorized access or unauthorized modification Sensitive information should not be transmitted or stored unencrypted on LionMail Drive Examples of sensitive information include the information a doctor might have about a patient Social Security Numbers SSNs or Driver s License numbers banking information and credit card numbers CCNs For details please refer to CU Data Classification Policy http policylibrary columbia edu data classification policy An automated filtering system for employees including student employees will monitor LionMail documents for sensitive information such as Social Security Numbers credit card numbers and incorrectly shared documents Documents containing unencrypted SSNs and CCNs will have sharing removed and instructions will be sent to the owner as to how to remove encrypt the document from LionMail Under no circumstances should anyone ever store email or share unencrypted Personally Identifiable Information PII or Personal Health Information PHI as defined in the Data Classification Policy To guide you through using LionMail Drive in accordance with University policies see the policy and procedure document that outlines more detailed information available on the CUIT website LionMail Drive Requirements This information is also on the Provost s website at http provost

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/security-accessibility-requirements-lionmail-drive (2016-05-01)
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  • Protect Yourself from the Heartbleed Vulnerability | Columbia University Information Technology
    many common websites using OpenSSL have been identified as vulnerable including Yahoo Flickr NASA and Facebook among others A fix for this flaw which was announced this week is available and Internet service providers and website managers around the world are working to implement the patch CUIT has communicated with the IT Leadership Council to ensure that this information has been disseminated among local IT departments across the University What You Need to Do For non Columbia web services that contain sensitive data refrain from logging in for a few days while those are servers are patched or until you are certain they are not at risk For best security you should not use the same password for your UNI and for non Columbia logins However if you have done so please change your UNI password Confirm that non Columbia websites you use have checked their systems and fixed them if needed Once a website has patched the Heartbleed vulnerability you should change your password for that site as swiftly as possible The password security firm LastPass has set up a Heartbleed Checker which allows you to enter the URL of any website to check its vulnerability to the bug and whether the site has issued a patch If the site or service hasn t patched the flaw yet contact the company and ask when it expects to push out a fix to deal with Heartbleed If they have not patched the flaw avoid logging in to their service until they do Once they confirm they have fixed the problem then change your password To get detailed information on this bug you can visit the http heartbleed com website The safety and security of the Columbia community is paramount please use the above resources to ensure your personal information is

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/protect-yourself-heartbleed-vulnerability (2016-05-01)
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  • Launch of Security Awareness Training | Columbia University Information Technology
    risks of information loss by explaining what information needs to be protected the consequences of information exposure how information can be lost or stolen and how to protect sensitive information FERPA Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Explains what is included in an educational record types of information that can be disclosed and the rights of both students and parents regarding educational records PCI Basics Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Describes standards which help to prevent credit card fraud and breaches of cardholder information Describes PCI s 12 requirements for organizations to observe when handling credit card transactions HIPAA Privacy Explains electronic protected health information PHI HIPAA regulations and impact on health care providers Explains how the HIPAA Security rule addresses the confidentiality integrity and availability of PHI in an electronic form To get started go to http securitytraining columbia edu and log in with your UNI and password Most training modules will take approximately 15 minutes to complete For more information visit the Security Awareness Training page at http cuit columbia edu cuit security awareness training Columbia University Medical Center CUMC is currently focusing on HIPAA Privacy and has already identified required training modules CUMC has also communicated with faculty and staff on CUMC and Morningside campuses who deal with protected health information PHI Optional security training modules will be made available to these faculty and staff at a later date The University has updated and consolidated all of Columbia University s IT and security policies The new policies apply to the entire Columbia community including students faculty and staff Please familiarize yourself with the Information Security Charter and IT policies at http policylibrary columbia edu category computingtechnology or on the CUIT home page at http cuit columbia edu cuit it policies Thank you in advance for partnering

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/launch-security-awareness-training (2016-05-01)
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  • Launch of Shared Research Computing Facility | Columbia University Information Technology
    central location for shared clusters because of the power and cooling requirements of the hardware systems used in high performance computing today With the evolution of computational research methods and the growing use of modeling simulation and analyses across many fields universities like Columbia are assuming a larger role in supporting centrally managed research computing resources CUIT manages the technical infrastructure of the SRCF on behalf of the University s researchers The specification purchase installation configuration and ongoing management of the facility has been the responsibility of a number of CUIT groups including systems storage network engineering and operations data center facilities research computing services and desktop and software engineering The collaboration within the CUIT organization was vital to the success of this project and required the involvement of several infrastructure teams said CUIT Director of Research Services Halayn Hescock In 2008 with support from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research EVPR researchers from the Departments of Statistics and Astronomy Astrophysics agreed to pilot a shared HPC cluster Hotfoot to be purchased installed and managed by CUIT Prior to this most departments purchased and ran their own computer systems for research purposes The partnerships that we built with CUIT EVPR and the participating research groups will continue to strengthen and build as we look to the future in high performance computing Halayn Hescock continued While the use of computational resources among Columbia s researchers varies significantly there are few researchers who use 100 percent of their clusters at all times The sharing of the HPC cluster offered a more appealing alternative Access to potentially greater computing capacity when available while eliminating the burden on researchers of managing their own systems To allow the cluster to be purchased installed housed and administered by CUIT staff was clearly the

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/launch-shared-research-computing-facility (2016-05-01)
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  • Strengthening UNI Passwords | Columbia University Information Technology
    UNI password is six months or older this fall you will receive a reminder notification to reset your UNI password Twenty days after the first email reminder when you log into the Columbia network you will be automatically redirected to change your password If you do not change your password you will no longer be able to log in to Columbia applications including your email Ongoing you are required to change your UNI password every six months Important We will notify you if your password has expired but will never send you a link to change your password To strengthen your UNI password you will need to select a UNI password that meets the following requirements All UNI passwords must be at least eight characters in length and must contain three out of the following four types of characters lowercase letters uppercase letters numerals and special characters for example You will not be able to select a recently used UNI password from your last five passwords All UNI passwords less than 12 characters may not include words names or commonly guessed passwords Longer passwords or passphrases can be formed from a phrase or sentence When you change your UNI password you will be required to establish or confirm your personal hints to be used to verify your identify in case you forget your password For More Information To learn more about the new UNI password requirements and using strong passwords go to http cuit columbia edu cuit it security practices using strong passwords If you have any questions please contact the CUIT Service Desk at 212 854 1919 or via email at askcuit columbia edu Sincerely Candace C Fleming Vice President and Chief Information Officer Columbia University Information Technology myUNI Service Desk myColumbia FAQ A Z Services About Us Give

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/strengthening-uni-passwords (2016-05-01)
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  • Strengthening UNI Passwords | Columbia University Information Technology
    UNI password is six months or older this fall you will receive a reminder notification to reset your UNI password Twenty days after the first email reminder when you log into the Columbia network you will be automatically redirected to change your password If you do not change your password you will no longer be able to log in to Columbia applications including your email Ongoing you are required to change your UNI password every six months Important We will notify you if your password has expired but will never send you a link to change your password To strengthen your UNI password you will need to select a UNI password that meets the following requirements All UNI passwords must be at least eight characters in length and must contain three out of the following four types of characters lowercase letters uppercase letters numerals and special characters for example You will not be able to select a recently used UNI password from your last five passwords All UNI passwords less than 12 characters may not include words names or commonly guessed passwords Longer passwords or passphrases can be formed from a phrase or sentence When you change your UNI password you will be required to establish or confirm your personal hints to be used to verify your identify in case you forget your password For More Information To learn more about the new UNI password requirements and using strong passwords go to http cuit columbia edu cuit it security practices using strong passwords If you have any questions please contact the CUIT Service Desk at 212 854 1919 or via email at askcuit columbia edu Sincerely Candace C Fleming Vice President and Chief Information Officer Columbia University Information Technology myUNI Service Desk myColumbia FAQ A Z Services About Us Give

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/strengthening-uni-passwords-0 (2016-05-01)
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  • Internet Bandwidth Upgrade | Columbia University Information Technology
    second myUNI Service Desk myColumbia FAQ A Z Services About Us Give Us Feedback Computing Support About CUIT CUIT Careers CUIT Email Services Research Computing Services Teaching Learning Applications CUIT Public Computing Facilities IT Policies IT Security Resources Manage my UNI Security Awareness Training Software and Downloads Search CUIT Go Text Size a a Other Columbia IT Groups Columbia University Medical Center Information Technology CUMC IT Center for Digital Research

    Original URL path: http://cuit.columbia.edu/internet-bandwidth-upgrade (2016-05-01)
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