The Computer Security Team

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Computer Security: Dear Summer Students

Welcome to CERN! For the next couple of weeks, you will be able to breathe in the free academic world of CERN

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11 July, 2018

Computer Security: Negative legacy when moving on?

Before you embark on your future journey, take care of your digital legacy at CERN

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Computing
04 February, 2019

Computer security: When "free" gets even more restrictive

Why "free" does not necessarily mean "free of charge" or, in the CERN context, why "free" software should not be used for professional or educational purposes

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Computing
23 January, 2019

Computer Security: Fun Facts: Did you know?

Like any other organisation, institute or enterprise, CERN is under permanent attack by evildoers

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13 December, 2018
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13 December, 18
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13 December, 18

Computer security: Meeting your family during the holiday season?

Help keep them secure. Discuss “security” with them. Tell them how to protect their digital life, their documents and data, their photos and videos

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Computing
07 December, 2018

Computer Security: The problem with crypto-mining

When using CERN resources, mining for professional purposes lacks any reasonable professional justification

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Computing
22 November, 2018

Computer Security: When "free" is not free

Protect CERN, protect yourself! Using applications without a valid licence will lead to repercussions

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Computing
06 November, 2018

Computer security: Protect your family

Protect yourself and your family! Protect your private life! And once you have done that, protect your professional life and your CERN devices, too!

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05 October, 2018
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5 October, 18
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5 October, 18

Computer Security: Linux: Windows revisited

Linux and MacOS folks: do as the Windows people do. Be diligent when receiving unsolicited e-mails with weird attachments

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13 October, 2018
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13 October, 18
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13 October, 18

Computer Security: The rancid USB box of chocolate

How convenient were USB sticks in the past? And how convenient they still are today despite the existence of CERN’s free and versatile CERNBox...

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Computing
25 October, 2018

Computer Security: The easy way to lose passwords

Following up on some questions we received concerning our last Bulletin article, let us expand on the easiest way to lose your CERN password…

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Computing
11 September, 2018

Computer Security: An old scam in a new disguise

Money has always been a catalyst for greed and malice. Blackmail is one way to extort money from the innocent and has existed since ancient times

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Computing
22 August, 2018