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What browser should I use to open Appspace? Appspace is officially supported on the current versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari (in macOS), and Edge (in Windows). In practical use, Cornell users have found the fewest issues when using Chrome.
Custom Development is conducting a Web Inventory Initiative to gather information about all ".cornell.edu" websites. This web inventory will build a comprehensive understanding of Cornell's digital landscape. By participating, faculty and staff contribute to a valuable resource. Custom Development…
One of the broadest layers of defense against attacks by bad actors on Cornell's digital resources is the awareness and reporting of suspicious activity by the university’s students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
For years, Cornell community members have continually helped strengthen the layers of security protecting the university's digital resources by forwarding suspicious email messages to the IT Security Office. To make it even easier for customers to notify us of potential threats, we are introducing…
Check Your Current Storage Starting February 19, 2024, most Box accounts have a quota of 25 GB of storage. (Larger accounts have a quota set above their current storage amount on that date.) If your account reaches its storage limit, Box won't allow you to upload or create files until space is…
On February 19, 2024 storage caps were placed on Box and Microsoft 365 cloud storage services. This reflects similar limits added to Cornell Google Workspace accounts in 2022. Individual Cloud Storage We encourage you to practice good data management and remove files you no longer need. 
In late February a new Secure Connect passkey service will be offered to Cornell faculty and staff. Here are two reasons to enroll.
Three university-wide task forces, formed in 2023, recently released their findings and recommendations surrounding the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools at Cornell. You can find the following reports for review:
In late February a new Secure Connect passkey service will be offered to Cornell faculty and staff. Secure Connect reduces or eliminates the need to use a NetID, password, and two-step authentication (Duo) to access Cornell services that use CUWebLogin.
Manage Personally Identifiable Information First, check the Regulated Data Chart to see if the tool is approved for Personally Identifiable Information (PII, also see What is Covered by FERPA).
What is Covered by FERPA  The following table is a guide to the categories of information FERPA covers. Remember that this is about preventing harm to a student if the information is disclosed outside of legitimate use or stolen by someone with malicious intent. The risk depends on the specific…
FERPA Defined The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a 1974 federal law protecting the privacy of student educational records. FERPA safeguards student privacy by limiting who may access student records, specifying for what purpose they may access those records, and detailing…
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a 1974 federal law protecting the privacy of student educational records. FERPA safeguards student privacy by limiting who may access student records, specifying for what purpose they may access those records, and detailing what rules they…
As a result of pricing changes from vendors who supply Cornell with cloud document and file storage services, Cornell added storage quotas to Microsoft SharePoint sites in 2024. The maximum storage quota for SharePoint is 50 GB. Check Your Current Storage Starting in February 2024, most Microsoft…
As a result of pricing changes from vendors who supply Cornell with cloud document and file storage services, Cornell added storage quotas to Microsoft Teams accounts in 2024. The maximum storage quota for a Teams group is 50 GB. Check Your Current Storage Starting in February 2024, most…
Do not set up Secure Connect on a device that you share with others -- for example, a family computer or tablet.
General Guidelines Online file services are not approved for high-risk data  
Collaborating Within the Cornell Community At Cornell, there are two instances of Teams. One includes Ithaca and Cornell Tech, and the other includes Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. When working with people in the same instance as you, you have a choice of using a…
You can now get to your Cornell Microsoft online files more quickly at microsoft365.cornell.edu. This new shortcut takes you directly to Microsoft Home, which provides ready access to documents you've saved online or that have been shared to you through Teams or other Microsoft services. It also…
If you'd like to broaden your use of Microsoft Teams beyond Cornell, individuals who are outside the university can be added as external guests to a team. Doing so lets you to coordinate, communicate, and plan with colleagues at other universities, vendors, contractors, and other outside…

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