August 2014 – IT Tip of the Month

Unsure about the legitimacy of an email link?  Protect yourself from spam and “drive-by” download attacks, by first scanning the web address using these tools:

For more security, install the Web of Trust add-on to your favorite web browsers.  This handy program will warn you of suspected malicious websites, before you visit them.

Public Loan Forgiveness Program


The University of Hawaii and UCERA employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. The PSFL is a loan repayment program that is available to full-time public service employees. Borrowers can qualify for forgiveness of their remaining balance of their Direct Federal Loans after they have made 120 qualifying payments made after October 1, 2007 while employed full-time by public service employers.

Click this link for more info.

August 2014 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team