We are in the process of updating the Security Section of the site. Please check back often for important information how to keep your files and personal information safe, how to download free anti-virus software, and how to report malicious email and websites.
Sophos Free Anti-Virus Software Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is a virus protection software licensed by IT for FIT and made available for free to all students, faculty and staff for use on campus and personal computers. Features of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control – Provides full protection from viruses, Trojans and worms – Scans […]
The Information Technology department ensures a safe and secure IT environment for the entire FIT community through research, development and deployment of the latest security systems and policies. We combat a range of security threats from hackers to viruses in order to keep you safe. We provide: – Network Security – Data Integrity and Privacy Security […]
Wall Street Journal Updated April 27, 2014 8:18 p.m. ET “Microsoft on Sunday warned about a flaw affecting versions 6 through 11 of its flagship browser. The coding flaw would allow hackers to have the same level of access on a network computer as the official user, Microsoft said, which is a best-case scenario for intruders.” Full […]
FIT Community: The Heartbleed bug, a newly discovered security vulnerability that puts users’ passwords at many popular Web sites at risk, has upended the Web since it was recently. It’s an extremely serious issue, and as such, there’s a lot of confusion about the bug and its implications as you use the Internet. Heartbleed is a security […]
A new instructional video has been completed by the TDT demonstrating how to use the new visitor management system being launched Summer 2013 by the Department of Security. The new system is required to track and sign-in all guests to the campus and dorm buildings. More information about the system will come from the college […]
We are all used to getting spam mail in our inbox, but I received a fake request from what appears to be the FIT customer service desk this morning and was surprised at the amount of FIT content it was able to include to disguise itself as a genuine communication. The message had even pulled […]
“Ask IT” Question: The electronic lock on the door to c307 needs to be replaced. The teachers have a hard time opening it, and so do the security guards. My teacher Sean Sullivan does not even have a card for the room. We have wasted hours of his class as security try to open the […]