The IT Service Desk is available at the BuckeyeBar during business hours and by phone at 614-688-4357 (HELP) around the clock to help you solve technology problems. When it’s time to purchase new parking passes, we generally get numerous requests for password resets. We are here to help if you need it, but often users can fix problems more quickly on their own if they have the correct information or visit our self-service site.
Has the task of creating a new password every 180 days gotten challenging? Are you running out of ideas for secure passwords to protect your university identity? There is a way to create hard-to-crack passwords, and it’s easier than you might think.
It’s easy to forget your password if you’ve been away from Ohio State for a few months. Now there’s a new, easier way to reset your password by receiving using the SMS text message service on your phone (SMS is “Short Message Service”).
Let’s be honest. You use the same password for almost EVERYTHING. Maybe you at least have a separate password for personal sites and work-related applications. Maybe. We all know unique passwords are the best practice in cyber security, but how do you remember all those different capital letters, special symbols and passphrases?
The October edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, has an answer...
Are your passwords strong? Are they easy for you to remember but difficult for others to crack? Are they long enough to keep your important information safe from hackers? If not, we have some tips for you!
The April edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, discusses the passphrase method for creating a strong password that is easy to remember as well as other password tips.
Enterprise Security has been rolling out new, streamlined security measures to kick off FY15. You may have already seen the change to the university’s password policy, allowing all users to keep their passwords twice as long—now for 180 days!
Continuing to improve security for the university, Enterprise Security is implementing a new Information Security Standard as well as an updated Institutional Data Policy that includes new data classification matrices.