- Always lock your door, even if you only leave for a minute.
- Do not allow strangers to tailgate behind you.
- If someone asks to use your phone for emergency purposes, offer to telephone for them instead of allowing them access to your residence and possessions.
- Do not put your address anywhere that a stranger can gain easy access, such as a key chain or hang tag.
- On-campus, call 404-894-2500 to report suspicious activity. Immediately give the dispatcher your location and any pertinent information. If possible, stay on the line until help arrives or the dispatcher terminates the call.
- Use your ATM card during the day. If you must use the machine at night, go to an indoor or otherwise well-lit machine.
- Avoid working or studying alone in a building at night.
- Avoid using stairs in remote sections of a building.
- Never leave valuables unattended.
- Never prop doors open (especially fire doors).
- Advise police of any hazards or security problems.
- Walk with a friend at night.
- Park in a well lit areas near other vehicles or in high-traffic areas.
- Keep valuables in your vehicle out of sight.
- When leaving your vehicle, roll your windows up and lock your doors.
Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have been awarded a $12.8 million contract to develop fundamentally new techniques designed to dramatically accelerate the detection and remediation of infections in local and remote networks. Using novel machine learning techniques that take advantage of large datasets, the researchers will develop ways to detect network infections within 24 hours – before invaders can do serious damage.
Jay Telotte, professor of film studies in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, discusses the enduring legacy of 2001: A Space Odyssey 50 years after its theatrical release in 1968.
GTPD arrested Gregory Strong April 20 for four counts of second degree burglary and one count a piece of theft by taking, criminal trespass, parole violation and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.
Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson received an honorary doctorate of philosophy from his alma mater, Kansas State University, during the graduate school commencement ceremony in Bramlage Coliseum on their Manhattan, Kansas campus May 11.