March 7, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
In response to increased email phishing, spoofing, and malware campaigns, UNH Information Technology will be enabling Recipient Verification on Wednesday, March 15. This feature reviews in-bound email claiming to be addressed to recipients at UNH, and verifies that the intended addressee exists in our email directory service. Think of it as a passport for email that verifies both sender and recipient to ensure safe delivery.
UNH IT has tested the Recipient Verification service for a year now in...
February 7, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
On April 15th, 2016 UNH upgraded the email gateway system to Proofpoint, a cloud-based system. This upgrade was needed to combat the ever-rising fight against spam, malware, and phishing, and has resulted in a much safer email delivery for UNH faculty and staff.
The new email gateway includes technologies absent in the previous email system including web address (or URL) rewriting that blocks links leading to malicious websites, and automated response to threats detected by the system. The...
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...