Academic Tech Tips by ITRS

ITRS, or Instructional Technology & Research Support at Loyola University Chicago, is the team behind Academic Tech Tips.

Our staff specializes in a diverse range of academic technologies, ranging from classroom equipment solutions, research technologies, and learning design.

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Archive for July, 2009

Secure your Gmail

Secure your Gmail

July 30th, 2009

When you take care of your banking online, your bank’s website uses a protocol called https to secure your financial data.  If you login to unencrypted wireless networks, i.e. at coffee shops or airports, https will keep your email encrypted so someone sharing the network can’t read it. If you use Gmail, you have the […]