Correction: Banner Updates – Friday, July 29th

The Division of Information Technology will proceed with installing security updates to all Banner Student Information System servers on Friday, July 29th. Although the Banner software itself will not be updated, this process will make the Banner Student Information System unavailable on Friday. Our previous post on ghcinform.highlands.edu has been updated with this correction.

System (Server) Security Updates – Friday, July 29th

The Division of Information Technology will be installing routine security updates to our servers and network infrastructure from 1:00am until 7:00am on Friday, July 29th. Systems that cannot be safely updated through this automated process will be manually updated by IT personnel during staff hours. Users working on documents stored on the “P-Drive” should ensure they save their work and close […]

Friday, July 1st – June Systems Maintenance & Cybersecurity Updates

The Division of Information Technology will be installing routine security updates to our servers and network infrastructure from 1:00am until 7:00am on Friday, July 1st. Systems that cannot be safely updated through this automated process will be manually updated by IT personnel during staff hours. Users working on documents stored on the “P-Drive” should ensure they save their work and close […]

Ransomware Deals Deathblow to 157-year-old College

Lincoln College President David Gerlach recently announced that the 157 year old institution will be closing its doors due to enrollment stresses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a major ransomware attack that occurred during a critical enrollment period in December 2021. Clearly colleges, many cash strapped like Lincoln, aren’t goldmines. So why are cyber […]

APRIL SYSTEM (SERVER) SECURITY UPDATES – 04/29/2022

The Division of Information Technology will be installing routine security updates to our servers and network infrastructure from 1:00am until 7:00am on Friday, April 29th. Systems that cannot be safely updated through this automated process will be manually updated by IT personnel during staff hours. Users working on documents stored on the “P-Drive” should ensure they save their work and close […]

Spring 2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Training is Live on KnowBe4

GHC’s Spring 2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Training campaign is live! Please visit https://training.knowbe4.com, sign on with your GHC single sign-on credentials, and complete the following training courses: PII and You Phishing Fundamentals This cybersecurity training is part of the University System of Georgia’s mandatory security awareness training program for all USG institutions and should require only about […]

March System (Server) Security Updates – 03/25/2022

The Division of Information Technology will be installing routine security updates to our servers and network infrastructure from 1:00am until 7:00am on Friday, March 25th. Systems that cannot be safely updated through this automated process will be manually updated by IT personnel during staff hours. Users working on documents stored on the “P-Drive” should ensure they save their work and close […]

Anatomy of a Phish: March 2022 Phishing Simulation

Did you notice this suspicious message in your inbox this week? You did? Great work keeping Georgia Highlands College safe by reported it with the Phish Alert button! Simply deleting suspicious messages is always acceptable too, of course. Unfortunately, about 11% of GHC employees fell victim and clicked on the link. This underscores why phishing […]