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Spring into Information Security Chats and Coffee Talks - Join us!

OIT's Information Security Office is offering a variety of new training opportunities this spring. Join us for one, several of all of our 45-minute 'Morning Chats, 'Brown Bag Lunches' or afternoon 'Coffee Talks'.

Topic sessions are scheduled through July; Spring sessions are highlighted below. Seating is limited, so visit the Information Security page on the University’s Learn Center to reserve your seat now.   We look forward to seeing you!

Creating Strong Passwords
Passwords have become a part of our daily lives and provide the keys to access valuable information, such as accessing networks, websites, mobile phones and much more.  Unfortunately, most people’s passwords aren’t very strong, leaving users susceptible to hacking.  Join us to learn the importance of constructing strong passwords, using them safely, making them easier to remember, choosing password managers and more.  Refreshments will be provided.

Morning Chat Session
Friday, March 17
11:05-11:50 AM
701 Carnegie Center, MPR C

Coffee Talk Afternoon Session
Thursday, March 23
2:05-2:50 PM
Frist Campus Center, MPR A

Presenters:  Tara Schaufler and Daphne Ireland

Secure System Administration Best Practices for SCAD/DCS
System administration best practices have evolved over time in an attempt to minimize the security risks of exercising administrative privileges on systems. This largely Windows centric session will focus on generally accepted best practices as well as lessons learned in administering Windows systems for over 20 years at Princeton. Please bring your lunch; bottled water and cookies will be provided. 

Brown Bag Lunch
Friday, April 21
12:05-12:50 PM
701 Carnegie Center, MPR C

Brown Bag Lunch
Wednesday, April 26
12:05-12:50 PM
Frist Campus Center, MPR A

Presenters: Steve Niedzwiecki and Dean Plante
 

Security Tips for Personal Devices
Who secures the many devices you use at home?  Your personal smartphones, laptops, gaming devices, as well as many TVs and printers, all connect to the internet. As the “internet of things” expands in your house, you need to protect those devices and the gateway that connect your smarthome to who-knows-what on the internet. Join us to learn the simple tips to secure your devices at home. Coffee and refreshments will be provided. 

Coffee Talk Afternoon Session
Wednesday, May 24
2:05-2:50 PM
Frist Campus Center, MPR C

Coffee Talk Afternoon Session
Friday, May 26
2:05-2:50 PM
701 Carnegie Center, MPR C

Presenters:  Daphne Ireland and Tara Schaufler
 

The program continues into the summer and explores Phishing - Don't Get Hooked! and Identity Theft - It Could Happen to You.  For more information about these, or to view the complete Information Security education line-up, see www.informationsecuritiy.princeton.edu/events.

For questions, please contact tschaufl@princeton.edu or 8-2032.