Sometimes it is handy to save files to a USB flash drive (aka "USB key", "thumbdrive," or "jumpdrive"). It can get tricky, however, when transferring files from a Columbia College computer encrypted with BitLocker or GuardianEdge.
Many people use public cloud storage, such as Dropbox, Google Docs, and Google Drive, for storing personal files. While these cloud-based products and services are useful, there are related privacy and security concerns. For users of the College computing environment, it is necessary to consider appropriate usage.
An announcement from CUIT: Starting June 29, CUIT will be enhancing security to further protect your UNI account and personal information.
Computer security is a big deal. As University staff, we are stewards of sensitive data, and it is our responsibility to protect it. There is a lot of information out there about what c