Colleagues are reminded to change their Internet Email password after changing their NPNet password. Your Internet Email password could be changed by going to "Staff Intranet" in your Lotus Notes Client
Or in your web browser at the
Account Provisioning System website.
Colleagues are reminded to keep their portable storage media and notebooks under lock and key to prevent loss and accidental data leak.
In the event where official or personal data is lost, please report to your Director and ITSecurityManager@np.edu.sg immediately.
If the loss also involves NP equipment, please contact FIN and complete the "Loss Of Asset" Report Form as well. Click
here for the loss of NP-issued notebooks and storage media.
The NP Staff VPN was upgraded in Oct 2015, to comply with the new IM8 IT Security policies and to provide support for the latest Mac Yosemite OS and Windows 10 OS. For security reasons, staff are required to terminate the VPN connection after use. Click on theicon in the system tray and select "Disconnect".
Disabling the “Autoplay” feature could help prevent malware infection when plugging in a USB storage media to your computer.
This feature could be disabled by going to “Autoplay” in Control Panel > Hardware and Sound or by searching “Autoplay” (for Windows 8.1). For secure erasure of data on computer and USB storage media, a tool such as Drive Cleanser in Acronis True Image software could be used. For secure erasure of data on faulty storage media, you may contact your respective
IT Service Managers or the Helpdesk for the software. Alternatively, you may download the free 30-day trial version here >
Acronis True Image Trial Version.
In Dec 2015, a total of 6 briefing sessions on IT Security Awareness were held. Don't worry if you have missed the briefings. We have recorded one of the sessions for sharing. You may access the presentation slides and the recorded briefing
Personal Data is data about an individual who can be identified based on the data; or other information we have or are likely to have access to. For example, NRIC, Name+Address, etc. There are 4 Broad Areas for Personal Data Protection Rules
Sun, 17 Jan 2016, 9am to 6pm
Sat, 23 Jan 2016, 9am - 12pm
Sat, 23 Jan 2016, 9am - 9pm
System Maintenance have been scheduled on either the first or second Saturday of each month so as to ease the planning of events. Details of the maintenance will be announced in the monthly IT Newslett closer to the dates.
Please email to Support@np.edu.sg should you require further information or clarification.