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LISTSERV Mailing Lists Launching in February

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As we continue to improve Wheaton College's internal communication processes, we're pleased to announce the upcoming launch of LISTSERV.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “fraudulent card charge”

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Employees recently received an email confronting them about an unknown credit card charge. The email directs the recipient to follow a hyperlink to view the sender’s bank statement and then respond to the email.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “ASSISTANT PART TIME POSITION”

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Some students recently received an email claiming to be a job offer. The email gives some details about the position and asks the student to respond with some personal information if they are interested.

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Tags: ThunderCloud Services

New Web Interface for ThunderCloud Storage

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On February 13, we are updating the web interface of ThunderCloud Storage, powered by Box. This updated interface provides tools for managing clutter and faster page loading.

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Tags: Updates Security

Managed Software Center Available for College-Owned Macs

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On February 13, we will deploy the Managed Software Center to all College-owned Macs. Mac users will now be able to install and update software from a trusted location without needing to contact a service technician.

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Tags: Security

New Security Setting for Mobile Devices

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If you access your Wheaton College email from a personally-owned mobile device, you will be required to have a passcode, PIN, or Touch ID.

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Tags: VOIP Phones

Meet-Me Option Removal from Campus Phones

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

This update to VOIP phones will remove a defunct phone softkey that was previously used to initiate Meet-Me conference calls.

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Tags: Security

Password Expiration Extension and Account Lock-Out Changes

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On January 30, the new password and account security settings announced in December 2016 will take effect for faculty and staff network accounts. Passwords will expire every year rather than every six months.

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Tags: Updates

Qualtrics Research Suite Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On January 9, Qualtrics Research Suite will be available to faculty, staff, and students. This cloud-based suite provides survey and data analysis tools.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance

Wheaton Portal Unavailable During Maintenance

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The Wheaton Portal will be unavailable from 11 PM on January 6 until 4 AM on January 7. During this time, we will install an update that contains fixes for known issues in the current version of the portal.

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Tags: Training Updates

Outlook Calendaring Policy - Faculty FAQ

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Since the initial announcement of the Campus Calendaring and Communication Policy, faculty members have asked a number of questions about the reasons for and impact of this policy.

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