July 2014

highlights

2014 Annual Notebook Ownership Programme - Apple, HP and Lenovo Notebooks at Discounted Prices

The 2014 Notebook Ownership Programme will commence on 1 August! A wide range of Apple, HP and Lenovo notebooks and tablets are available at discounted prices to PolyU students, staff and alumni. Check out the model and price information as well as the road show and on-line ordering periods.


Act Now or You will be the Next Victim of Cyber-attack

A massive brute force attack against Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) on Windows systems has been detected since early June 2014. The attacker can plant malicious software in the affected system to exfiltrate data. He/she can also attempt to check out all the passwords in the browser installed on the system. Learn about some best practices you should employ against the massive attack.



Consultation on PolyU's Baseline Information Security Policy

A Baseline Information Security Policy document has been drawn up to establish the minimum information security requirements that shall be observed and followed by all those with access to the University information systems. The Baseline Information Security Policy is now released for public consultation within the University community and you are invited to provide your views on the proposed policy.


 

In This Issue

Free Training on SUSE Certified Linux Administrator for Students
IT Orientation Workshops for Newcomers
August Staff IT Training Workshops

 



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