Changes to SSH

As part of the University of Illinois' ongoing battle against cyberattacks, Technology Services is implementing changes to how people who are away from campus connect to on-campus resources. These changes will help keep our network safe, our data secure, and our services healthy.

On May 30, people who use the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol to connect to on-campus resources will have to use the University’s VPN

  What Makes Us Human

Cultures in petri dishes

In a lab in Ireland, mice are drowning. Well, to be fair, it’s not so much that they’re drowning as that they are refusing to swim. The water is too big, their muscles are too small, and no one is coming to save them. Why even try?

So after four minutes of frantic paddling, they give up. They just lay there in their bowls of water, ocean-like to a mouse, and pant, exhausted.

  Keeping Your Data Private

cybersecurity

1,042,000,000,000.

That’s the number of Tweets that have been archived by the Library of Congress since 2006. An additional 400 million Tweets are archived daily. Not only does the U.S. government store these Tweets arguably forever, but they are also available to people across the globe.

What have you Tweeted about yourself?

Personal information is a lot like money. It is valuable and tells a lot about your personal life--what you like, what you don’t like, how, and where you spend your time.

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