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LISTSERV Mailing Lists Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

LISTSERV is an email subscription and mailing list management tool that replaced our outdated email notification systems.

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Tags: Training Security

Wheaton Employees Participate in Cybersecurity Training

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Wheaton College faculty and staff are currently participating in cybersecurity training as part of the College's response to data security risks identified by GreyCastle Security.

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Security Certificate Replacement for Campus Wireless

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On Friday, March 10 at 1 PM, we will replace the security certificate for WC-Internet. Replacing security certificates is a routine process where we re-certify every three years that the wireless network is safe and belongs to Wheaton College.

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Tags: Maintenance Network

Network Unavailable During Maintenance

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On March 6 from 8:30am to 2pm, we will perform maintenance on the campus network. During this time, Internet connections in some parts of campus will be disrupted. The maintenance will occur during spring break while students are not on campus.

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Network Unavailable During Maintenance

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On March 9 and 10, starting at 7pm, we will perform network maintenance to improve network performance in two campus buildings. During maintenance, there will be intermittent network disruption.

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Tags: Updates Security

Upgrade of Malwarebytes Management Console

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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?”

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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

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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

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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

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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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