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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 3:42pm
traveling with a device

 

Planning to take a trip out of the country? Follow these updated security guidelines for protecting your devices and data when you travel abroad. Contact your IT support team for assistance with implementing these protections.

 

 

Before You Go

  • Back up all data, and take only the minimum data necessary or a clean loaner machine.
  • Work with your IT support team to remove or restrict saved passwords to sensitive or privileged data.
  • Consider whether it’s feasible to use disposable accounts for email, file sharing and any other...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:10am

Continued coverage of comments by Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication, about how smartphone cameras and social media have democratized information and shifted power to consumers.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:07am

The massive open online course (MOOC) platform edX announced the addition of Professional Certificate programs to its digital learning offerings, which entail a series of courses centered around specific career skills in fields such as digital marketing, data science and virtual reality. With the launch, edX is offering 15 Professional Certificate programs from 13 universities and companies, including Dartmouth College, UC Berkeley, and Microsoft. (Similar coverage in...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:33am

Continued coverage of the change in Facebook policy after a man broadcast a murder in Cleveland on Facebook live, quoting Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science and the chair of the computer science department. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the video in a keynote speech on Tuesday, addressing public outrage that it took the social media platform more than two hours to take the video down. "Nearly three hours on the internet is an eternity," said Farid. "That absolutely should be lower."

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:08pm
Don't be fooled

 

According to the US Department of Justice, more than 17 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014. EDUCAUSE research shows that 21 percent of respondents to the annual ECAR student study have had an online account hacked, and 14 percent have had a computer, tablet, or smartphone stolen. Online fraud is an ongoing risk. The following tips can help you prevent identity theft.

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  • Take ITS Training Modules for Faculty and Staff....
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:19pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses a new patent by Apple and why those in digital learning should care about an iPhone accessory that Apple may never bring to market. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 3/27/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:16pm

An article that briefly mentions engineers at Dartmouth have created tools to automatically detect child pornography on the internet, in an overall article about how technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter need to do more to stop the spread of violent and extremist material on their platforms.

Read the full story, published 3/24/17, in The Telegraph.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:14pm

Lists Dartmouth College as one of the Ivy League schools that offers free online courses across multiple online course platforms.

Read the full story, published on 3/26/17, in Quartz.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:04pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses why is it that it is the browser, and not the app, still dominates digital learning. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story in the 3/22/17 issue of Inside Higher Ed.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:01pm

As a guest on "Vermont Edition," William Hudenko, assistant professor of psychiatry and adjunct assistant professor of the department of psychological and brain sciences, discusses software and app, called Proxi, that he created that allows patients to create online networks of friends, relatives and doctors—and share information among them. It also simplifies the process of legally authorizing that information to be shared with different people.

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