We often handle personal data, both staff and students. As a statutory board, NP staff are required to abide by the Personal Data Protection rules in the government Instruction Manual (IM). There are 4 broad areas to take note of:
We have recently completed our Mass Briefing on Data Protection in Mar/Apr 2015. Briefing slides are available for your reference here.
The revised Data Protection Manual is being updated with more NP examples and notes from the Mass Briefings. Targeted release is in Q3 of the year.
Microsoft Lync 2013 is now available for staff.
Collaborate with your colleagues with this collaboration tool.
Desktop version has full functionalities for the creation of groups, Online Conference, Chat and Call. The mobile app from the apple or google app store has less functionalities but is good to exchange text messages, call and participate in online conference.
Click here to get started.
Hackers often try to steal sensitive information online by pretending to be a trustworthy entity. This attack is called "phishing". Knowing how to identify a phishing email or electronic message is important to protect yourself. Take the phishing quiz here.
MeL has upgraded to Cloud. Below are some changes to note.
Enter your full NP email address (e.g. email@example.com) and NPNet password to log in to MeL.
Sat, 9 May 2015, 10am to 1pm
The campus wired and wireless network at Blk 72, Blk 71 and Blk 54 will be unavailable during the maintenance.
Sun, 10 May 2015, 10am to 10pm
The campus wireless network will be undergoing maintenance. Surfing will be slow during the maintenance.
Sun, 10 May 2015, 10am to 12pm
Gebiz and Government Intranet will not be accessible during the maintenance.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to Support@np.edu.sg should you require further information or clarification.