April 25, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
SmartAuth Registration begins May 1, 2019. Required use to log into Webcat begins August 12, 2019. SmartAuth is USNH’s multi-factor authentication service that acts as an additional layer of protection for your digital identity. Improving the security of your digital identity provides more protection for UNH data, systems, and services.
Multi-factor authentication, which is also called 2-step verification, basically means you need to verify your identity using more than one method. Today...
April 12, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
You can protect your internet privacy with a couple of preventative measures.
In March 2017, Congress rolled back internet privacy laws scheduled to go into effect this December, making it fair game for internet service providers to sell their customer’s internet browsing history and information without consent. This means internet service providers (ISP) will be able to create and sell to the highest bidder a profile based on private information, including their customer’s shopping...
March 14, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Macs are often seen as bulletproof when it comes to malware and viruses. It’s often used as a selling point for sales folk, and a serious point of pride for Mac owners. How many times have you heard, I got a Mac so I won’t get viruses. Now? Not so much.
Although Mac malware is nothing new, it’s mostly been more annoying than damaging. It usually takes the shape of adware. In general, it’s still the user who opens the doors to malicious attacks with risky internet behavior rather than...
February 2, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
In an effort to increase its fight against spam and malware, UNH has opted into Microsoft's Exchange Online Protection (EOP) service. This service is part of Office 365 and will begin on Monday, February 8, 2016. This service comes at no cost to the University.
Although this new service applies to UNH faculty and staff who have Exchange accounts, UNH students have enjoyed this additional protection since 2013 through Microsoft Office 365.
It doesn't matter how UNH faculty and staff access...