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News: December 2015

The Web Accessibility Training, customized by WebAim, is a new offering that will be held January 21 - 22, 2016.

CIT, the IT Security Office, and campus IT partners will provide protection to the campus networks with a system of distributed firewalls under the new Managed Firewall service.

A new mentoring program for the whole IT@Cornell community is getting started. For the pilot phase, we’re seeking enough mentors and mentees to make at least 15 pairs. Want to get perspective from someone who works in a role you’re new to, or a role you aspire to?

Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Tableau delivers fast analytics, visualization, and business intelligence. Cornell's license for Tableau is managed by the College of Arts and Sciences.

At the IT@Cornell Flexible IT Conference on December 9, 2015 Interim CIO & VP Dave Lifka talked about his goals and covered important IT@Cornell initiatives started under Ted Dodds and what IT@Cornell can expect as we look forward. 

On January 12, 2016 Microsoft will support only the most current version of Internet Explorer (IE). This means that Microsoft will no longer provide security patches and bug fixes after January 12 for previous versions, possibly making your browser and system vulnerable.

by Liz Field for IT News

One of the things Ted Dodds is most proud of from his five-year tenure as Cornell’s CIO and VP for Information Technologies is the investment he’s made in leadership programs in IT@Cornell.