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Information Security Awareness Training

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 - 4:57 pm - IT Communications

Part of living in a connected world is understanding that our private information is more vulnerable. ID theft and data breaches are no longer isolated incidents, they happen every single day. So why would a university be targeted? Universities hold a great deal of information that could be exploited if it gets into the wrong […]

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Why is cyber security important?

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 - 2:44 pm - IT Communications

Cyber security is the skill and ability of protecting networks, devices, and data from unlawful access or criminal use and the practice of guaranteeing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Communication, transportation, shopping, and medicine are just some of the things that rely on computers systems and the Internet now. Much of your personal information […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Creating strong passwords

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 - 12:12 pm - David Wiles

Before we pointed out that most people underestimate the importance of having a secure password, and still make the mistake of using simple words and numbers as a password. Keep in mind that your email and social network accounts contain very personal information about you. You must have a strong password to keep your personal life […]

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eduroam available at Tygerberg

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 - 9:35 am - IT Communications

TENET and the Western Cape Government, in partnership with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, have been piloting eduroam in four of the Western Cape provincial hospitals: Khayelitsha Hospital Tygerberg Hospital Groote Schuur Hospital  Mowbray Maternity Hospital The continuation and expansion of this programme within the hospitals and into other hospitals depend on the provincial Department of Health […]

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To meet or not to meet …

Monday, October 4th, 2021 - 10:21 am - IT Communications

Due to the current working-from-home situation we are likely to spend more time either in a teams meeting or on a Zoom call. Those working from home might have experienced a sharp increase in the number of virtual meeting invites since lock down started last year.  We are either bouncing from one meeting to the […]

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