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How the Search Works (OR operator) By default when you put in several words, the search engine looks on IT@Cornell for pages that have any of those words in them. If you search for Microsoft office the results will show if they have the word Microsoft OR office in them.
Ben Maddox, the chief academic technology officer at New York University, has been named chief information officer for the Ithaca campus and Cornell Tech. He will begin his new role November 6, 2023. As CIO for the Ithaca campus and Cornell Tech, Ben Maddox will create a more agile and innovative…
During tax time, there are many tax-related scams to watch out for. According to the Federal Trade Commission, tax-related identity theft is the most common form of identity theft reported in the U.S. As criminals continue to use stolen identities (Social Security numbers and personal data) to…
Cornell's IT Security Office works to help you keep your university identity and information safe. Because online risks don't end when your work day does, we'd like to supply some suggestions for how you can protect your personal identity and information, too. Credit Freeze
Guests An acceptable-use policy will be displayed to a guest under these two situations:
Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) is the university's central IT organization. CIT collaborates with the campus IT service groups (ITSGs) and a variety of partners and stakeholders to manage the IT infrastructure and provide university-wide services to the Cornell community.
Change to Sponsored NetID Process An online form is now available to use to request Sponsored NetIDs (see procedure below). The new process eliminates the need for a sponsor letter, makes the process more secure, and allows the person receiving the NetID to upload a photo electronically instead of…
Software The following utilities meet industry best practices for data sanitization on common read/write media including:
From Merriam-Webster online: unsolicited, usually commercial email sent to a large number of addresses etymology: from a skit on "Monty Python's Flying Circus" (link goes to YouTube) in which chanting of the word "Spam" (referring to the Hormel meat product) overrides the other dialogue Spam…
GuestID VPN (GID VPN) is a remote-access VPN created exclusively for GuestID users. Unlike CU VPN, which uses Cisco technology, GID VPN uses VPN technology from Fortinet, specifically the FortiClient remote access VPN software. Security Liaisons and TSPs interested in deploying a GuestID VPN…
Different types of electronic IDs are used at Cornell to meet the needs and requirements of different groups and situations. Three that are commonly used are NetID, Sponsored NetID, and GuestID. In combination with the associated password, the ID enables access to non-public resources and…
You can change your GuestID password or recover a forgotten password. Visit the GuestID Password Manager page.
A GuestID provides access to some Cornell services. GuestIDs are available only to people with legitimate need for access.
Reporting It is possible to compile statistics and information on GuestIDs and their associated authorizations from the GuestID System. Access to the reporting capabilities of the GuestID System is limited to organizational units (OU). Auditing Audit logs are maintained for GuestIDs. Audit logs…
Authentication GuestIDs are stored in CornellAD and all supported methods, such as NTLM v.20 and Kerberos, can be used to authenticate against CornellAD. Authorization By default, a GuestID will not be in any groups (not even the default CornellAD groups) except for OIT-IDM-Guests-ls group. An…
Password Change or Forgotten Password Guests can change their GuestID password, or recover a lost password.  Forgotten passwords may also be reset by contacting the appropriate OU administrator.
GuestID Identifier GuestIDs use the following format convention: gid-lastnamefirstinitialmiddleinitial Examples: gid-nelsonwh gid-schmertzpq If a requested GuestID is already in use, a sequence number will be appended so that each GuestID is unique. (The digits zero and one are not used, to…
Step One Is Always Confirm the Source Verify that the message is coming from the person's real email address. In Outlook, you need to hover over the name to see the email address. One of the most common tricks scammers use is to attach a real person's name to a fraudulent email address.
You can learn information about web addresses (URLs) by looking at some of their components. Finding the Important Parts of a Complex Address In a complicated address, like http://cornell.astromundo.com/Lcons/small/emailchange/, the real domain is always positioned before the first slash.
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