Monthly Archives: February 2014

Data Privacy Month (with a painful story about a phone)

Data Privacy Month continues, and this week I have a story that is told to all young system administrators. It’s about what happened when a phone was lost.  Read it, weep… and then go make your phone secure. Junior system administrators go through many rites of passage. One of them is when, early in their […]

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Update from the CIO

In this post, I will provide updates on our Identity and Access Management initiative, wireless and other IT infrastructure, the Shanahan Center, Data Privacy Month and the new CIS web site. Identity and Access Management Project (IAM@HMC) I wrote to many faculty individually before the break to ask them to synchronize their passwords on our […]

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Call for Papers in Digital Humanities

From the digital humanist listserv…. Second Call For Papers Human-Computer Interaction, HCI, is a symposium in the 18th International Conference Information Visualisation, 15, 16, 17 and 18 July 2014, University of Paris Descartes, Paris, France. Click on Symposia hypertext Important Dates: 01 March 2014: Submission of papers 25 April 2014: Notification of Peer Review […]

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Data Privacy Month (with a painful story about file permissions)

January 28th kicked off Data Privacy Month.  CIS is marking the month by reminding you that data privacy is everyone’s responsibility. Here is a second true story culled from the vaults of HMC server administrator lore. Some details have been changed. Read it, weep… and then check your folder and file permissions. Agnes and students-l are not […]

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