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Phishing Alert | "Memo From HR Department"

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Some employees recently received an email claiming to be from the Wheaton College Human Resources Department. The email prompts the employee to open a hyperlink and view a message. This email is a phishing attempt. Do not click the link.

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URL For myWheaton Portal to Redirect to Gmail

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Previously, my.wheaton.edu redirected to this New and Changing page. Starting August 9, the URL my.wheaton.edu will redirect to Gmail.

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Tags: Network Security Updates

Update Bradford Persistent Agent

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On August 3, we are updating to the latest version of the Bradford Persistent Agent, which is our network access control client.

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Internet Browsers No Longer Supporting Java

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Due to security vulnerabilities, most internet browsers are no longer supporting Java virtual machine. As browsers continue to discontinue Java support, we are no longer automatically installing Java on College-owned computers.

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New Microsoft Sign-In Experience Available for Preview

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As part of Microsoft’s convergence of the Azure AD and Microsoft account identity systems, they have redesigned the sign-in experience for both systems. The preview of this redesign is now available.

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Tags: Network Security Updates

VPN Software Update

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The College's virtual private network (VPN) software, GlobalProtect, will be updated on August 2.

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Retiring Servers

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On July 19 starting at 10 PM, we will perform network maintenance to improve network performance in several campus buildings.

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Hold System Changes During Start of School Year

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In order to ensure a smooth transition into the school year, we initiate a freeze surrounding the first day of classes. From August 18 through August 30, we will not implement any major system changes.

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Degree Works Upgrade

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From July 28 through July 30, we will perform an upgrade of Degree Works, our user-friendly degree-tracking application for students.

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Retiring Windows Media Streaming Server

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As part of our project to replace an outdated and inflexible system, we will permanently retire our Windows Media Streaming Server Eve on July 20.

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