Before this week, Stanford students could view the Common Applications and high school transcripts of other students if they first requested to view their own admission documents under FERPA.
Fliers recruiting participants for research studies conducted by the Graduate School of Business’ (GSB) Behavioral Lab, the Psychology Department, the Laboratory for Social Research and more can be found all around campus. Students participate in this research for a variety of reasons, but monetary reasons dominate the academic ones, raising concerns amongst researchers about maintaining representative and diverse samples.
New Stanford information security measures are underway, including a modified and more versatile two-step authentication system to be deployed this year, according to Michael Duff, assistant vice president and chief information officer.
Starting this Thursday all SUNet ID holders will be required to have two-step authentication enabled in order to access web-based services.
Investigations on the full extent and severity of an “apparent breach” on Stanford’s information systems infrastructure over the summer continue this fall.
All SUNet ID holders have been advised to change their account passwords as a result of “an apparent breach” in Stanford’s information technology infrastructure, according to an email sent to the Stanford community on Wednesday evening.
IT Services announced two changes to the stanford.edu framework of Google Apps for Education, effective Friday, May 27. The first change entails authentication to the new system. “Authentication to this environment will be tied to our central authentication system,” read an IT Services email to students. “When you sign in you will be directed to…
Members of the Class of 2009 received an unexpected notification this month that their SUNet ID “for life” privileges might, in fact, suffer a premature death.