March 2013


Surveys show that smartphone users are pretty lax in managing, controlling or protecting the personal data on their devices. The majority of app users do not know what personal information on their phones is accessed by the apps they have installed. Learn about some need-to-know tips to protect the personal data on your smartphone including contact list, photos, documents, emails, etc.

Last Call for Staff Email Migration

The campus-wide migration exercise from GroupWise to the new Staff Email Service will soon be completed and the GroupWise system will be shut down later in the year. Contact your Departmental Computer Liaison Officer (CLO) immediately if migration for your GroupWise account has not been scheduled.

FREE WiFi Service Extends to PolyU Graduates

PolyU graduates will soon enjoy FREE WiFi service at the PolyU campus and other specified locations including the Student Halls of Residence, Hotel ICON, UGC-funded institutions, etc. Check this out in this issue of 'Get Connected'.


In This Issue

New Security Alert Subscription Service

Can You Remember A Password Like 'IOrtPUbZoM!8'? Yes You Can!

We are Moved – Find Us at Block Z!

Survey on Student Use of IT – Deadline Extended to 12 April 2013

Quick Tips on Staff Email Service

Updates of PolyU Connect Service for Students

24-hour Service at Student Computer Centre

April Staff IT Training Programmes


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