Symantec Endpoint Protection(SEP) is causing Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge to clash

It is reported that Symantec Endpoint Protection(SEP) is causing Google Chrome 78.x or later and Microsoft Edge Chromium 78 to clash. Please refer to the link below for the cause and solution. https://support.symantec.com/us/en/article.tech256047.html If you have any questions and concerns, please contact us. E-mail: hellocis.kit.ac.jp

[All Campus] Any CIS services including Campus Network Connection(KITnet) Unavaliable Due to Planned Power Outages

Planned Power Outages is scheduled for Oct 19th, 2019. This will affect any CIS services including Network Connection(KITnet). (*)If the scheduled day is postponed, Power Outages will be rescheduled for Oct 20th, 2019. In that case, we would like to inform you by e-mailing. ◆CIS Service Outage Period: October 19th 09:00 – October 19th around 22:00 (Any CIS services including Campus Network Connection(KITnet)) Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions and concerns, please contact us. E-mail: hellocis.kit.ac.jp

Some security advice to protect your computer before and after long term holidays

Generally, during long term vacation, such as the summer vacation, the possibility of the cyber-attack attempts, information/data leak, and viral infection will become much greater. So we highly recommend you should follow the instructions below; Before holidays: a) Shut down your computers of your lab if it’s not in use. b) Update your antivirus program. c) If you plan to take out your (especially confidential) data by using some devices, such USB, please be careful in handling it so that data link will NOT happen. After holidays: a) Update your antivirus program. b) Probably you will receive huge amount of emails after holidays, so please be careful for spam mails, especially including attachment files. If you receive an email containing an unknown subject from an unknown sender, do NOT open it. If you feel doubtful that your computers are infected Read More …