Phishing: Another Reminder – NEVER Give Away Your EMU Password!

With several EMU email accounts having recently been compromised because the EMU mailbox owners were tricked into giving away their passwords, I feel I need to, again, remind the campus community that you should never, never, never give away your EMU password.  Did I mention NEVER? Email messages are being sent to @emu.edu email addresses....

Broadcast Email Messages: Effective Tool or Spamming Ourselves?

Broadcast email messages are those sent to everyone, all-students and non-students @emu.edu. Any EMU employee can send to these email addresses. Info Systems receives unsolicited feedback periodically from the campus community that is often critical of the number and kinds of broadcast messages sent. I offer the following comments for the campus community to consider: SGA....

Internet Bandwidth: A Costly Resource – Please Use Wisely

EMU relies heavily on its Internet connection for a wide spectrum of resources and functionality.  As of December 2011, the campus uses a 45mbps metropolitan Ethernet connection which costs about $50,000 each year.  This is a relatively low amount of bandwidth for an institution our size because, for a number of reasons, Internet bandwidth in....