By Katie Ellis

February 04, 2021

The Nov. 7 cyberattack on the campus network failed in one respect — no data exfiltration (withdrawal) was detected. The disruption to the campus, however, was a different matter as Information Technology Services staff worked around the clock for weeks to restore systems from backups. (See a timeline of actions online.)

Now, the University’s Information Technology Task Force and Senior Officers Group have approved measures to strengthen information security for the campus that will affect individual users. Taking a cue from financial institutions as well as other universities, and using a process already put in place for campus VPN (Pulse Secure) users, Binghamton University will begin implementing two-factor authentication (2FA) for all campus systems that utilize single sign-on protocol — the Central Authentication Service (CAS) that users log onto with their PODS credentials.

“The members of the task force represent a broad spectrum of

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Dozens of people were forced to leave the Far East Shopping Centre in Calgary’s Chinatown neighbourhood because of a carbon monoxide scare Saturday before noon.



a truck on a city street covered in snow: Calgary fire crews were on scene evacuating dozens of people from the Far East Shopping Centre on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021.


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Calgary fire crews were on scene evacuating dozens of people from the Far East Shopping Centre on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021.

Acting battalion chief Paul Frederick with Calgary Fire Department said that there were dangerous levels of CO in the building — around 100 parts per million.

Levels of 100 ppm are dangerous for people if they’re in the area with the leak for longer than 15 minutes.

Around 30 to 40 people had to be evacuated from the building, located at 132 3 Ave S.E., according to the CFD. There were no injuries.

Calgary buses were on scene to help with the evacuation.

The fire department’s hazmat crew, as well as ATCO crews, were on scene to investigate.

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Eagle Global Advisors LLC lifted its position in New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) by 27.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 600 shares during the period. Eagle Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in New Oriental Education & Technology Group were worth $520,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EDU. International Assets Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group during the 4th quarter valued at about $29,000. Lenox Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group in the 4th quarter worth $32,000. JJJ

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John Matze, who was fired last week as CEO of Parler, said his former company, which purports to champion free speech, is trying to muzzle his.

Shortly before an interview with USA TODAY, Matze said he received a written warning that he violated the terms of his confidentiality agreement by making disparaging statements and disclosing inside information to the media that could have “serious and material adverse effects on the business or reputation of the company.”

Matze denies this.

“That’s not the vision I had for the company,” Matze told USA TODAY. “These people just want to censor me. Obviously, my statement about their vision not aligning with mine must be true considering they are trying to stop me from speaking my mind.” 

According to Matze, Parler terminated him without severance and, in the email, indicated to him that it was stripping him of his equity in the company.

The

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