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The next meeting of the IT Security SIG is Wednesday, July 8, 2020, from 10:30am-noon on Zoom. The IT Security SIG is sponsored by the Cornell IT Security Office.

CIT has enabled Microsoft Bookings for Cornell faculty and staff who request it. The service is part of the Office 365 Productivity Bundle and allows small organizations and groups to better schedule and coordinate customer appointments.

Beginning soon, CIT Custom Development will launch phased retirement of the Static Web Hosting service. In preparation, no new websites will be added to the service as of July 1, 2020. After that date, existing site owners will continue to be supported, however no new instances will be created...

The Cority enterprise Environmental Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) software service is now live at Cornell.

Zoom now provides system administrators with the option to customize which regional data centers are allowed to handle data for an organization’s meetings and webinars. Beginning May 24, 2020, CIT will opt out of using the mainland China and Hong Kong data centers for data transit.

The Ithaca Branch of Project Management Institute (PMI), Rochester, will host an online talk by Dana Lynn Bernstein, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 5:45pm. The topic will be "Mastering the Art of Humanness in Project Management: Serving Others Through Powerful Communications." Find the...

Zoom has released version 5.0 this week as the next step in its continuing efforts to improve meeting video and data security. Most notably, the update adds support for improved encryption, which Zoom plans to activate on its networks May 30, 2020. In preparation for this important change, CIT...

Cornell leadership has confirmed that the COHSEC project will continue on schedule for a mid-May launch for EHS and Occupational Medicine.

When you’re organizing a Zoom session, it’s important to take steps to prevent unwanted attendees and unwanted behavior (“zoombombing”). Options include setting passwords, limiting who can enter your meeting, restricting what attendees can do in the...

On April 26, 2020, Zoom will turn off v1 of its API. To reduce the number of changes that day, CIT will turn off an old integration between Google Calendar and Zoom on April 22.

If you're not already using Duo Mobile for Two-Step Login, it's easy to set up for secure, convenient access wherever you are. Two-Step Login secures your personal information and protects your access to Cornell systems, even when you aren't on campus.

Zoombombing is when an unwanted attendee—possibly from outside the university—disrupts an online meeting. It’s been on the rise as web meetings become essential to keep higher education going. The university has taken steps to reduce the likelihood and...

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