Create a Better NYU Hackathon http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/02/26/hackathon.html en-us Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:11:38 EDT Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:11:38 EDT 5 Student Groups Encourage Data Access http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/30/data-access.html The ubiquity of smartphones has made the field of mobile web applications one of huge growth and interest. For NYU’s student developers, however, writing code is not always the most challenging part; it is getting access to the large amount of data that a successful app requires. NYU is working to make some data available to student developers to encourage innovation. New York-based STARC (the Student Technology and Research Committee, the IT working group of the NYU Student Senators Council now chaired by Jules O'Conner, along with Vice Chair Michael Hengerer) and NYU Abu Dhabi’s Research and Development Committee are two student groups working with the University on this endeavor. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/30/data-access.html Academic Technology Services at NYU Abu Dhabi http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/22/academic-technology-services-at-nyu-abu-dhabi.html The Academic Technology team, based within the NYU Abu Dhabi Library, supports the teaching, learning and research needs of students and faculty. Some of the services that we support include NYU Classes; software licensing across campus; specialized printing; digitization; data services; lecture capture; live streaming; faculty teaching technology support. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/22/academic-technology-services-at-nyu-abu-dhabi.html Upgrading Technology and Infrastructure at NYU Paris http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/22/NYUParisUpdates.html Sometimes a small change can have a large impact. When it comes to life at NYU’s global academic centers and campuses, a simple IT upgrade can revolutionize everything from professors’ teaching styles and students’ learning abilities, to administrative staff’s workload. That is the case with the NYU academic center in Paris, France, which will be moving to a new building with new technical capacities in the city’s Latin Quarter in summer 2014. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/07/22/NYUParisUpdates.html We’re Listening! Community Feedback Drives Enhancements to NYU Classes http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/06/09/were_listening.html One of the benefits of NYU Classes being built on Sakai, an open source platform, is the flexibility afforded in continually upgrading and enhancing the service. Since the University-wide launch of NYU Classes, the NYU Classes team has continued to develop the service, incorporating user feedback and deploying several enhancements over the course of the previous six months. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:15:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/06/09/were_listening.html Watering Hole­­ Attacks: Tips on Outsmarting the Hackers http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/05/06/WateringHoleAttacks.html Information security discussions are plagued with bad analogies, and none sounds stranger than a "watering hole attack," which plays off the tactic in which predatory animals stalk food by waiting at a popular watering hole. Rather than hunt their prey, the predator will wait for the prey to come to it. Hackers are doing something very similar to gain access to systems that might otherwise be too well protected. Tue, 06 May 2014 13:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/05/06/WateringHoleAttacks.html