One of the problems with migrating an existing site to CNS Sites is changing the URL of your existing site. To help with this, we've set up a proxy to provide "vanity domains" for existing sites moving to CNS Sites. This means that if you have an existing site you want to move to CNS Sites, then in most cases you can keep
CNS Sites is a self-service web site creation and maintenance service provided by CNS. It allows faculty, staff and CNS groups to easily create their own unique, beautiful, and easy-to-maintain full-featured dynamic web sites on the fly. This service is free to all CNS faculty and staff, and for personal, class, lab, or group use.
Ever wanted to know if the technology problem you are having is just you, or if there is a bigger issue? Ever want to know if there are plans to do maintenance at the same time your grant proposal is due?
The CNS Office of Information Technology (OIT) has rolled out a custom status page using StatusPage.io to provide additional transparency, immediate communication of technology incidents, and notice of planned and unplanned maintenance to our community. We use this web site to announce things such as:
This morning the OpenSSL development team published a security advisory  regarding two high-impact TLS/SSL vulnerabilities.
The first vulnerability, CVE-2016-0800 and nicknamed "DROWN" (Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption), allows for a cross-protocol attack whereby an attacker could decrypt TLS sessions between clients and hosts that support SSLv2 and "export" cipher suites . CVE-2016-0800 also allows for the decryption of traffic between clients and even non-vulnerable servers, if another server supporting SSLv2 and export