Computer Security

Everyone using CERN's IT infrastructure is responsible for the security and protection of the computers they use, the operating systems they run, the applications they install, the programs they write and the data they store, with the assistance of the IT Department and the Computer Security Team.

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Computer Security: Freemium paywalls

Lots of software are provided to CERN for free, and not just open-source software. But what do they actually mean when they say “free”?

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Computing
22 November, 2022
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22 November, 2022

Computer Security: When your restaurant turns sour

It’s the beauty of software engineering to reuse programs/libraries/packages/VMs/containers developed by others – but this comes with a caveat

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Computing
03 November, 2022

Computer Security: Finally, bonbons for download

Now it’s up to you to better protect your files, folders, documents and data

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Computing
20 October, 2022

Computer Security: How to avoid being disturbed during your holidays

Be sure to store all your professional data in central locations

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Computing
11 October, 2022

Computer Security: Push & pain

With the demise and tighter regulation of cookies as a result of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), more and more websites are moving to alternative methods to get at your data

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Computing
23 September, 2022
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23 September, 2022

Data privacy: emails = postcards

An easy way of reducing security risks with personal data is to use CERNBox, regardless of whether you’re sending data to recipients inside or outside CERN

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At CERN
27 September, 2022
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27 September, 2022

Computer Security: Forwarding can spoil privacy

Have you ever considered the risks for your privacy when you send an email?

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13 September, 2022
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13 September, 2022

Computer security: Room at the top

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19 August, 2022
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19 August, 2022

Computer Security: Banks and work

Over the past few months, the Computer Security team and the Identity and Account Management team have started to roll out two-factor authentication (2FA)

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31 July, 2022
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31 July, 2022

Computer Security: Thank you, folks!

“Thank you, folks!” to all of you for helping us keep the Organization secure

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Computing
14 July, 2022
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14 July, 2022

Computer Security: Dear summer students, welcome!

In order to make your digital life as comfortable as possible, there are a few things you need to know

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Computing
29 June, 2022

Computer Security: Permanent chess

Providing computer security for an organisation, company or university resembles playing a permanent game of chess

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Computing
10 June, 2022
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10 June, 2022