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Nearly Six Months After Rollout, NYU Community Evaluates MFA

Nearly Six Months After Rollout, NYU Community Evaluates MFA

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Feelings are mixed about Multi-Factor Authentication — a security measure that was made mandatory to the NYU community six months ago.

Multi-Factor Authentication Will Do More Harm Than Good

Multi-Factor Authentication Will Do More Harm Than Good

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Multi-Factor Authentication is a waste of time that is bound to disrupt class times and study sessions, as well as create a new level of stress on the student body that could easily be avoided.

NYU Public Safety Continues Preparation for Accreditation

NYU Public Safety Continues Preparation for Accreditation

By Alex Domb, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU Public Safety ambitiously aims to become only second US security department to achieve CALEA accreditation.

Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

By Coco Wang and Htoo Min

May 1, 2017


Filed under Crime Log

A look at this semester's crimes.

Crime Log: April 10 to 13

Crime Log: April 10 to 13

April 17, 2017


Filed under News

A look at the crimes on campus reported between April 10 and April 13.

Crime Log: April 2-9

Crime Log: April 2-9

By Htoo Min and Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editors

April 10, 2017


Filed under Crime Log

A look at this week's crimes.

“A Good American” Fails to Skewer the NSA

“A Good American” Fails to Skewer the NSA

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Though a fascinatingly in-depth look at one of the most contentious issues since, well, Edward Snowden, "A Good American" is still disappointingly biased.

Other Schools Dealt With Yiannopoulos, Why Couldn’t NYU?

Other Schools Dealt With Yiannopoulos, Why Couldn’t NYU?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Most schools, including Yale and George Washington, have recognized the importance of allowing unpopular speakers to visit and have agreed to increase security at their Yiannopoulos events.

Security in and of Cities

Security in and of Cities

By Alice Li, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's various study abroad sites have security measures in place to keep students safe at any NYU location across the globe.

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

NYU takes new approach toward non-traditional security issues

NYU takes new approach toward non-traditional security issues

By Ludovica Grieco, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The SPS Center for Global Affairs is launching the Initiative for the Study of Emerging Threats (ISET), which will focus on nontraditional security issues.

Users must be wary of webcam snooping

Users must be wary of webcam snooping

By Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It's incredibly easy for hackers or computer technicians to remotely activate your computer's webcam, so covering it with a Post-it or small sticker is something everyone should do.

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