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  • Traveling Abroad without Making the News (Mobile Tech Edition)

    Sam on Why?security
    Occasionally, a member of the community approaches the ISO Team to ask for our advice on traveling safely with mobile technology. While individual circumstances (including the nature of the mobile […]
    Posted November 05, 2013.
  • How Do *You* Spell "Shutdown"?

    Sam on Why?security
    With so much (*ahem*) “excitement” in Washington this week, it’s little wonder opportunists would seize the moment and go on a domain-registration spree, seeking to capitalize on interest in these topics of […]
    Posted October 02, 2013.
  • Stolen Devices and the Inconvenience of Time Travel

    Sam on Why?security
    Since the beginning of 2010, UVM Police Services has sought ETS’s help in 104 device-theft cases pertaining to UVM students, faculty, and staff. One recurring theme is that there are two simple steps that users […]
    Posted June 11, 2013.
  • Using URL Shorteners

    Sam on Why?security
    We’ve all seen URLs shortened by and its cousins: Unwieldy juggernauts like […]
    Posted April 16, 2013.
  • "Why security?"

    Sam on Why?security
    It’s the eleventh hour. You’ve been working on a project for months. Maybe it’s a grant application. It’s all coming together: people; facilities; legal; technology. Suddenly, someone steps in and says, “Wait a […]
    Posted October 19, 2012.