From Hofstra Student Computing Services
- Use the HU Preferred wireless network!
- It's more secure!
- You don't need to create a username and password every 24 hours!
- Ability to use PridePrint!
- Full access to all web sites, applications, and email clients!
Top Three Things You Should Know About Online Security!
- Always browse using HTTPS if you are on a sensitive site (e.g.: banking site, facebook, shopping site) or submitting sensitive information (e.g.: birth date, social security number, credit card number)!
- Create secure passwords!
- Don't give out your personal information!
On February 27, 2013, Dr. Joel Evans presented: "How to be Even Smarter Online, Especially with Social Media." Dr. Joel Evans, RMI Distinguished Professor in Business at Hofstra University, talks about protecting your privacy, learning how to have strong passwords, reducing your chances of getting hacked, being careful what you say online, and knowing how you are being tracked. Lots of tips! This event was sponsored by Student Computing Services and was held in the Calkins Learning Lab. Watch the session:
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Make sure you travel safely!
Cloud Computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet. In a sense, it allows you save any files or important documents to a large database that is accessible from any device you own.
Interested? Learn more about Cloud Computing!
How to Search Effectively and Efficiently
Searching the Internet can be a daunting task. With so many ways to search, it is difficult to narrow down what you are looking for. Luckily, Google Search Engine offers an advanced search option to find what you are looking for. By following these steps on How To Search, searching for a topic on the Internet will be much more successful.
PCs and Macs
Changing from Mac OSX to Windows 7 can be an intimidating thing, but it doesn't need to be. They both do essentially the same job, just in slightly different ways. This tutorial will give you some basic information that can help to make this transition a lot less stressful. There are only a few subtle differences that you're going to need to keep track of but it's all basically the same. Click on the image of the operating system you would like to learn more about:
Professional Social Networking
It is never too early to start networking! check out more on LinkedIn.
Some basic tips on how to create a great PowerPoint presentation.
Slow Computer? Clean it up!
Is your PC slowing down? There are ways to clean it up.
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