IT Security Coordinator Hosts March’s DoIT Dialogue

Posted: March 11, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Cathy Hubbs, IT security coordinator, will host March’s DoIT Dialogue: Your Role in Information Technology Security at Mason and Beyond. The event will be held Thursday, March 20, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 311. Light refreshments will be served.

Security experts agree that securing the Internet is everyone’s responsibility. Hubbs will discuss what you can do to fight against cyber terrorism. This is a basic how-to discussion for the average desktop user covering topics such as:

  • Mason’s Responsible Use of Computing Policy No. 1301
  • Strong passwords
  • Guidelines
  • Closing/opening accounts
  • Setting screen savers
  • Antivirus software
  • Mason’s Webshield appliance to protect against viruses
  • Window operating systems upgrades and patches

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