At the moment, there is a lot of news about ransomware targeting companies and institutions. Ransomware is type of virus that encrypts files, and demands a ransom for decrypting them again. In order to prevent the distribution of ransomware, the ISSC makes sure the workstations and servers of our university are continuously up to date. This weekend will also be used to deploy the latest Microsoft security patches. You yourself can also take action to prevent damage by ransomware.
The new staff website will go live on 6 April. This means that, as a member of staff, you will have access within a single environment to information from your own department or unit as well as information from the University as a whole.
The ISSC has recently seen a surge in the occurrence of ransomware infections. Ransomware is a kind of virus that encrypts your files. In case of infection the PC will have to be re-imaged, and in most cases data will have to be restored.
Leiden University has decided to block the Outlook app from 1 February 2017. The Outlook application on your pc will function as usual. Want to access your work mail on your mobile device? Then please use the standard email app.
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Since the Since the summer of 2014, Leiden University’s ISSC department has been offering a new service: the virtual Linux workplace. We call this service the Linux Terminal Server or LTS. Server or LTS.
Starting Wednesday 14-05-2014, email can no longer be added to existing e-mail files PST files.