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For best results with new email scanning system remember three words: review, release, safelist
Faculty, staff and students need to remember three words where Purdue’s new email scanning system is concerned — review, release and safelist. Users should review the daily Spam Quarantine Notification emails they receive, release messages they want and safelist senders whose mail they want to receive in the future.

Partnering with Dawn or Doom benefits campus units, expands conference offerings
Mutually beneficial partnerships among campus units have made Purdue’s annual Dawn or Doom conference a bazaar of events, activities and discussions about emerging science and technology. Conference organizers want to expand those partnerships in 2018.

ITaP Research Computing releases new tool for interactive data analysis
A new interactive computing environment is available for Purdue researchers who need big data analysis tools, but who don’t need the batch or parallel processing capabilities of Purdue’s community cluster supercomputers and who may be new to high-performance computing. 

Emerging IT Professionals program exposes recent graduates to different facets of IT
Purdue’s Emerging IT Professionals program offers recent college graduates the chance to learn about what it’s like to work in different areas of information technology. Participants complete two 18-month rotations in different ITaP units, while also receiving professional development training and funding for a master’s degree. 

NSF awards $3.5 million grant to build powerful web platform for data-driven science 
The National Science Foundation has awarded a team led by Ann Christine Catlin, a Purdue senior research scientist, a $3.5 million grant to build a web platform providing a full spectrum of data services, connecting data to computational resources and statistical software, and tracking research workflows to link data, algorithms and results. 

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity officials urge Purdue community to wipe any Kaspersky Lab products off their computers
In September, the federal government made moves to get rid of all Russia-based Kaspersky Lab security software as the FBI determines whether the company’s executives are working with Russian intelligence. 

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