News & Media

The Risks of Social Media

Posted: 18 Oct 2016

Social media has become one of the most popular uses of the internet today. Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and Reddit are just a few of the popular platforms available in cyber space. It is hard to go anywhere in public and not see a person on their phone Facebooking or Tweeting. It has become such a casual activity in our lives that sometimes we get careless and expose ourselves to the risks of social networking. Identity theft, loss of personal information and data, cyberstalking and stalking are just some of the risks that one can fall victim to through social media platforms.


Passwords 101

Posted: 10 Oct 2016

Passwords are an important aspect of computer security. They are the front line of protection for your banking, email, bills and other online accounts. A poorly chosen password may result in the compromise of your account and identity.


National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted: 30 Sep 2016

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – a time when we pay special attention to staying safe online.


Protect yourself against hackers, phishing and malware

Posted: 31 Aug 2016

The Tulane audience represents a valuable target for hackers. Access to intellectual property, social security numbers, and credit card data make Tulane affiliates especially attractive to computer criminals. As we head into a new semester, we want to remind you to be diligent about safe computing and guard against phishing attacks.


Get Tech Help on Move In Weekend

Posted: 09 Aug 2016

Got technology questions? Technology services staff will be on hand during Move In Weekend Friday, August 26 - Sunday, August 28 to help students with anti-virus installation, passwords, Office 365, WaveMail, OpenDNS and any other campus technology questions that may come up. 


Technology Services, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 -- TSNOC: 504-862-8888 --