New and Changing: Updates from AIT

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Powershell Update

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At 3:30 PM on May 26, an update to Powershell and Microsoft .NET Framework will be installed on all College-owned Windows computers.

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Billy Graham Center Power Shutdown

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On Tuesday, May 17, from 5:00 to 8:00 AM, there will be a power shutdown in the Billy Graham Center. During this time, some power lines in the building will be replaced.

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Phishing Alert | "URGENT ASSISTANT 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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Access Database Modernization

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During the month of May, we will migrate some Access databases to new servers. This change is part of an effort to modernize our databases and retire redundant systems.

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Phishing Alert | "myWheaton Portal Re-Validation"

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Some students and employees recently received an email claiming to be from the IT Help Desk. The email warns the recipient of a security breach and asks them to follow a link and enter their username and password to re-validate.

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Phishing Alert | "Complete Your Verification!"

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Some employees recently received an email claiming to be from Chase Bank. The email tells the recipient that their account was restricted because of outdated information, and asks them to follow a link and update their information.

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Changes to Jabber

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In order to use our resources more effectively, we will make some changes to the Jabber configuration on some College-owned computers over the summer months.

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Phishing Alert | "Mailbox Helpdesk"

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Employees recently received an email claiming to be from the Wheaton College IT Department. The email asks the recipient to follow a link and sign in.

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Phishing Alert | "E-mail Verification Notice"

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Students and employees recently received an email claiming to be from a Wheaton College Web Administrator. The email says that the recipient must verify their email account in order to increase security.

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Tags: Network

Wi-Fi Calling in Campus Buildings

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At this time, most major cell carriers provide Wi-Fi calling, a service for smartphones that enables you to make voice calls using wireless networks in areas with poor reception.

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Phishing Alert | "Part Time Payroll Rep. Needed"

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Students recently received an email claiming to be from Wheaton Portal. The email pretends to be a job listing for a part time job, and asks students to send their resume to another email address.

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Tags: Upgrades Updates

Emergency Messaging System: Alertus Installation

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In April 2016, Alertus Desktop will be installed on College-owned computers. This is the first portion of a larger project to update Wheaton College's emergency messaging system.

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Print Provider Installation

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On March 10, PaperCut will be installed on College-owned computers. This will allow College employees to use department printers.

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