Create a Better NYU Hackathon en-us Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:31 EDT Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:31 EDT 5 Upgrading Technology and Infrastructure at NYU Paris 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 Academic Technology Services at NYU Abu Dhabi 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. We also partner with faculty on digital humanities projects, that will be supported out of the new Center for Digital Scholarship within the library at the Saadiyat campus. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:30:00 EDT We’re Listening! Community Feedback Drives Enhancements to NYU Classes 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 Watering Hole­­ Attacks: Tips on Outsmarting the Hackers 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 Looking Forward at the Women Entrepreneurs Festival Several hundred female innovators from across the country recently came together to build professional skills and relationships, and to share experiences at the fourth annual Women Entrepreneurs Festival hosted by the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), a two-year graduate program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:00 EDT