Once these workshops are up and running smoothly, I wonder if it's
feasible to make some of them available via some sort of webcast
(real-time or otherwise) for those unable to lug their workstations to
the Waterman basement? -Rob
Carol Caldwell-Edmonds wrote:
> Safe Computing Workshops will be offered approximately every other week,
> on one Thursday and one Monday evening of each month, from 5-6PM in the
> 113 Q Computer Lab, Waterman basement.
> Workshops are currently scheduled for February 10th and 28th.
> TO SIGN UP, GO TO http://www.uvm.edu/cit/safecomputing/
> CLICK ON SAFE COMPUTING WORKSHOPS ON THE LEFT SIDE MENU
> THEN CLICK ON THE “SIGN-UP” OPTION, OR CALL 656-5849 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE.
> During the hands-on workshops, clients will bring in their computers and
> be guided through the thorough cleaning and maintenance procedure that
> is posted on the Safe Computing website under “Dealing with Infections.”
> Malware removal tools will be downloaded and their use explained in
> detail. Clients will run the scans in the workshop. An actual malware
> clean up can take hours, but the each step in the process can be
> introduced and demonstrated in an abbreviated manner. Therefore, clients
> hoping to clean their own machines by coming to the workshop are
> welcome, but they will need to learn the process with us, and then
> repeat it on their own when time allows for all of the scans to run