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[Resolved] STARS unavailable due to hardware failure May 1, 2017

Update @ 5/2 8:00 a.m.:  STARS has been restored and is available for your use. C&IT engineers used the most recent data backup to restore the system. Unfortunately, data entered after Fri, April...

C&IT is now hiring Student Ambassadors! February 27, 2017

Are you great at explaining things? Are you an outgoing person? Wayne State Computing & Information Technology is seeking student assistants to inform incoming students about our services at...

Big Data: What's the Big Deal? - Web Talk on 1/26 January 25, 2017

Why is big data such a big deal when it comes to data privacy? As John Wooden once said, "If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?" In the land rush to reap...

Employees: Update your campus address January 12, 2017

The start of a new semester is upon us and now is a great time to update your campus address! This information allows us to improve the accuracy of mail, package and inter-office delivery, and...

Familiarize yourself with sites before buying online December 7, 2016

Online shopping is convenient, both for you and for cyber attackers. Heavy use periods like the holiday shopping season are open season for online attackers. Even well-known sites may lack proper...

Protect yourself against identity theft September 28, 2016

Identity theft is a very real threat and it may take years to recover if you ever find yourself a victim of fraud. In fact, it is one of the most common and costly crimes in the country:
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Create and maintain secure passwords September 23, 2016

It can be hard to keep track of all the passwords you're required to have today. School, work, banking, plus a handful of social media accounts – every corner of our life requires credentials that...

Practice safe browsing habits every day September 19, 2016

We spend most of our daily lives online, but none of the browsers, apps or devices we use are 100 percent secure. That’s why it’s important to practice safe browsing habits every day. When you...

Guard your privacy when offline or traveling September 12, 2016

Planning a vacation during the summer months? You may be more vulnerable when traveling, because a break from a regular routine or encounters with unfamiliar situations often result in less...

Do your part to prevent mobile device theft September 7, 2016

Your laptop and smartphone are filled with personal data such as photos, banking information and passwords. If these devices fall into the wrong hands, the results can be more damaging than you...

Big Data & Business Group Hosts Third Annual Symposium March 23, 24 March 23, 2016

The Big Data & Business Group at Wayne State University will host it's third annual symposium March 23 and 24, 2016 at the Student Center. More than 300 attendees, including representatives from more...

Qualtrics Launches New User Interface Insight March 21, 2016

Wayne State University's online survey software provider Qualtrics has recently launched a new platform and user interface called Insight. The Qualtrics Insight Platform will be the default...