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ShredIT Event- 2014

  • Wednesday, October 8 from 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Collecting at MU Telecom Building- Loading Dock


Security Awareness Month


National Cyber Security Month

October is recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  In support of this effort, the University of Missouri hosts a series of events across each campus designed to educate faculty, staff, and students about computer and information security. 

In addition to our events, please visit these online resources for best practices and webcast opportunities:

2014 Schedule

Columbia Campus Events Schedule:

ShredIT Collection Event

Date and Time: Wednesday October 8th, 2 pm to 4 pm (DO NOT DROP OFF ITEMS BEFORE 2 pm)
Collecting at MU Telecom Building- Loading Dock

The Division of IT will be hosting the fall ShredIT event!  ShredIT events are open to the University system, MU campus, and Hospital departments at no charge for University-owned equipment.  It’s time to dig out those old hard drives, CD’s, and other ancient data storage devices consuming space in your closets and desk drawers!  We recommend shredding any data storage devices that no longer have a useful life.  Visit http://infosec.missouri.edu/assets/device-disposal.html for more information.

ShredIT Presentation

Thursday October 9th, 3:30 pm Memorial Union N206- Walt Disney Room

Luke Westerman from Computer Recycling Center will be here to talk about his company located in Springfield, Missouri.  This is the company that the Division of IT uses for ShredIT Events.  Luke will talk about the importance of properly disposing of materials and as well as show you how his company operates, so come out and meet Luke.

SANS Securing the Human- Information Security Training Lab

Computing labs will be open to MU faculty and staff who have not completed the mandatory information security training through SANS-Securing the Human.  Reminder, the completion deadline for this requirement is December 31st, 2014!  Information Security and Access Management (ISAM) staff will be available during this time to assist users with log in issues and to answer your questions.  Visit http://infosec.missouri.edu/hr/security-training.html for more information about the required security training.  

Thursday, October 2nd 7 am to 9 am
145 Engineering Building West

Tuesday, October 7th 11 am to 1pm
124A Strickland Hall

Monday, October 13th 4 pm to 6 pm
124A Strickland Hall

Friday, October 24th 12 pm to 2 pm
146 Stanley Hall

Wednesday, October 29th 3 pm to 5 pm
124A Strickland Hall

Using Cloud, a Box presentation

Tuesday October 28th, 11:00 amMemorial Union S203 AES

Come discuss Box and how you and your department can use it for safe and secure computing using cloud.

IT Security
Monthly Topic

Java—not just your innocent morning cup of Joe anymore!

Technology has taken a simple term that used to be synonymous with coffee and transformed it into a complex programming language and computing platform. Web browsers, email clients, video games, and movie/music players are just a few examples of software products we install and use on our computers every day.


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