The next meeting of the IT Security SIG is Wednesday, December 9, 2020, from 10:30am-noon on Zoom. The IT Security SIG is sponsored by the Cornell IT Security Office.
Starting January 12, 2021, the requirement of Two-Step Login for Office 365 will be extended to all Cornell administrative staff. This is part of the university’s ongoing initiative to improve the data security for email, calendars, contacts, and other shared...
Box released a new version of Box for Teams, and it's available at Cornell.
By December 31, 2020, Two-Step Login will be required to authenticate to all departmental VPNs. Currently, all new departmental VPN pools automatically require Two-Step Login. For questions, please contact your department's VPN administrator.
Members of the Cornell community who use a Mac with university IT services should wait to upgrade their computer to macOS Big Sur.
Users of Cornell’s DirecTV service can expect updates to the channel lineup to take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, starting at 8:30am. This service update will expand the lineup from 55 to 89 channels and upgrade nearly all...
How safe are your online accounts? Check to see if you've been compromised by searching for your email address at Have I Been Pwned, a trusted data breach reporting service.
The next meeting of the IT Security SIG is Wednesday, November 11, 2020, from 10:30am-noon on Zoom. The IT Security SIG is sponsored by the Cornell IT Security Office.
Do all of your apps need to track your location? Definitely not. Take a moment now to configure the privacy and security settings of your apps and devices.
You can now add an external guest to a team in Cornell Microsoft Teams.
The OBIEE Reporting tool will be upgraded on October 23, 2020.
On Thursday, December 31, 2020, Adobe Flash Player will reach “End of Life” (EOL) status. This means the program will no longer be distributed, supported, or updated by Adobe. The lack of available security updates after the EOL date means that continued use of Flash Player...
As previously announced per the Student Printing Service Project, Cornell is transitioning from Net-Print to a new campus printing service. Cornell Information Technologies and the Student Assembly recently partnered to select CU Print as the new service name. Currently, CU Print is in the...
Later this year, CIT’s Email and Messaging team will update the AppSMTP service, used by applications, printers, scanners, and monitoring devices to send automated email to users.
Last August, Cornell implemented an effective new tool to protect campus email users from malicious attacks. Since Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Safe Attachments was deployed on the university’s Office 365 email service, it has greatly reduced the possibility of...
Cornell has chosen 3Play Media as the preferred vendor for human captioning and transcription of video content. After thoughtful review, the university determined that 3Play provided the best fit for a wide range of the campus community’s captioning and transcription needs....
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Take simple steps now to protect yourself at home from online attacks: Secure your Wi-Fi network, enable stronger authentication, keep a clean machine, know your apps, and reassess what you share online.
For some customers, Zoom has begun implementing live, real-time automatic speech recognition (ASR) transcripts. This feature is available to Cornell users who host meetings and webinars.
The next meeting of the IT Security SIG is Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Join us for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month trivia. This is an event you won't want to miss!
As previously announced, CIT has launched the WebSSO Modernization Project, a program to retire the CUWebAuth web application authentication service and migrate to Shibboleth SAML-based authentication. The service retirement deadline is September 30, 2021.