Is Santa bringing you a new smartphone, smartwatch or tablet this year? If so, make sure you know what to do with your old device before trading it in. There might be sensitive information on that ancient device you’d rather not share with the future owner or the retailer who recycles smartphones of Christmases past.
The Ohio State App lets you put campus in your pocket, so you can navigate the university on the go. Students, faculty and staff can find dining locations, check class schedules, review grades, look up email addresses, follow CABS bus routes and so much more.
The 2016 calendar year has been a busy one for the mobile app team—several major updates were pushed to the iOS and Android app stores, and the first week of classes brought more usage than ever before!
The mobile team completed the following major improvements in 2016:
In a world where all things are going mobile, increasing access is an obvious win for Ohio State. We have some exciting plans to get there.
The app that lets you “put campus in your pocket” is always improving. Our developers want to be sure the app reflects the student experience at The Ohio State University, while also adapting to new mobile devices in the market. To get 2016 off to a great start, our mobile developers are making three major changes to the Ohio State app:
Are you planning a trip for Spring Break? Your smartphone will likely be tagging along, bringing with it all your personal information. With a few simple tips, you can secure your device and get back to enjoying the sunshine.
The February edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, shares advice on staying secure while on the road. Learn more about deleting personal information, using public Wi-Fi, tracking your device and more.
With more and more people connecting while on the road, we thought this would be the perfect time to cover how to do it securely.
The key is to secure your devices before leaving home, keep them physically secure, know where they are at all times and encrypt all online activities. How to securely connect to the Internet and get things done while traveling is covered in February's edition of the monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, called OUCH!.
Have you ever visited the app store and stumbled across some questionable apps? Do you read the permissions required before you download an app?
You may not consider the security risk that exists when you use and download apps, but luckily, the SANS Institute has considered the potential dangers. These experts in cybersecurity publish a monthly security awareness newsletter, called OUCH!, and January’s edition showcases steps you can take to securely use and maintain your mobile apps.