Access Right Conditions

– April 1, 2014

Everyone who that starts using/uses an OUAS user account accepts the rules of IT systems use and the following access right conditions: As I get the access rights, I guarantee that 1 § I will change the password immediately. 2 § I will not give my user account, including the password, to anyone else. I […]

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Operating rules for Maintenance of information systems personnel

– March 25, 2014

1. Nomination of Administrators 2. Maintenance Rule 2.1 Confidentiality 2.2 Passwords 2.3 Respect for privacy 2.4 Processing E-Mails 2.5 Handling of other files 2.6 Monitoring Directories and File Lists 2.7 Monitoring of programs, processes and operations 2.8 Processing of log data 2.9 Network load tracking and limiting transmission 1. Nomination of Administrators Maintenance of information […]

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E-mail information security

– March 18, 2014

Handling of personal information is regulated by law Information security in e-mail is weak by default So how can I protect my e-mail? 1.     Handling of personal information is regulated by law If you have to handle personal information in your work at the OUAS, it has to be done in ways approved by the Finnish […]

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(suomi) AC kaatuu ruudunjakoa ja eri näkymiä käytettäessä?

– February 11, 2014

Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.

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Password requirements and recommendations

– February 11, 2014

The length of the password must be at least 10 characters, preferably more. Anything under 16 characters is considered a short password, actually nowadays the right term should be passphrase. There should not be any á, ä, ö or å etc. letters in the password, since there might be problems with these characters (if used in […]

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VPN info for travellers and users of wireless networks

– February 6, 2014

In computer networks, the data is divided in smaller packets so the information can be transported. From these packets, it is possible to indicate where the packet is coming from and where it is going to. Information is very often available in plain language, and anyone along the transfer will be able to see the data as it […]

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Ransomware blackmail programs and e-mail attachments

– January 29, 2014

In recent years, various “ransomware” type blackmail malwares are beginning to become more and more common. These programs provide a straightforward revenue for cyber criminals. Typically, a ransomware infected machine prevents the user from accessing desktop and ask for virtual money or a credit card transaction, so that the program can be rectified. So far, […]

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