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Upgrade of Malwarebytes Management Console

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

As part of ongoing security improvements, we are upgrading to the latest version of Malwarebytes, one of the security programs used on College-owned computers.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “Available Office Hours?”

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Some employees recently received an email claiming to be coming to Wheaton College to buy unwanted textbooks. The email requests that the employee respond to the email with their availability and room number.

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Tags: Security

Disk Encryption for College-Owned Computers

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

As part of an ongoing effort to enhance security and protect College data and student and employee personal information, we will begin encrypting the hard drives of College-owned computers issued to employees with access to sensitive data.

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Tags: Training ThunderCloud Services

Improving Your Memory

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Does your memory sometimes fail you? Not sure how to remember a long list of dates or the 23 steps in your lab procedure? We're recommending the short ThunderCloud Training video course, "Improving Your Memory."

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AIT Consolidates in Billy Graham Center Lower Level

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

This spring, Academic and Institutional Technology relocated and consolidated some functions to improve efficiency and create better spaces for team collaboration and problem-solving.

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Keychain Prompt Issues After Mac Updates

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On February 21, Apple released a new version of the Apple Remote Desktop Client that improves compatibility, reliability, and usability.

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Tags: Training ThunderCloud Services

What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Learning basic cybersecurity practices--or brushing up on what you already know--can help you stay safe and avoid the stress and time it takes to recover from compromised data.

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Tags: ThunderCloud Services

Department Files Moving to ThunderCloud Storage

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

In order to replace an outdated and inflexible system, department files will be moving to ThunderCloud Storage group shares by the end of June 2017. You may know department files as your "S drive" or "department share."

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Tags: Security

ACNET No Longer Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

As part of ongoing security improvements, the College’s ACNET file server will be shut down on February 22. This server was previously used for storing files for students working on projects.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | “CAMPUS SECURITY NOTIFICATION”

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Some employees and students recently received an email claiming to be a security notification from Wheaton College Campus Security. The email includes a hyperlink to a protocol outline that the recipients are supposed to open.

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Tags: Updates

Essential LISTSERV Mailing Lists Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Essential LISTSERV mailing lists for critical or required information are now available. These mailing lists replace the current notification system. Essential LISTSERV mailing lists are populated based on Banner data and are refreshed daily.

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Subscription LISTSERV Mailing Lists Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Subscription-based LISTSERV mailing lists for department events and general information are now available. These lists allow users to subscribe or unsubscribe at will. You can request subscription-based lists on behalf of your department.

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Tags: Upgrades Updates

LISTSERV Mailing Lists Launching in February

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

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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