News: October 2017
To close out National Cyber Security Awareness month, we focus on steps you can take to protect yourself at home from online attacks.
You can now opt to receive your year-end W-2 form electronically. Electronic access eliminates the risk of a lost or stolen W-2, reduces the risk of identity theft, saves postage, reduces environmental impact, and allows you early and instant access.
In fall 2017, the Instant Access program saved students an estimated $194,237 over print textbook equivalents’ next-lowest-priced purchase or rental options.
Last week, we announced that on November 3, 2017, changes will be made to Identity Management systems. This change has been delayed.
Here's what you need to know about Microsoft Office 365's Clutter, Rules, Focused Inbox, and Junk Email to decide what will work best for you and how to help others decide.
Web application managers must scan, identify, and resolve critical vulnerabilities by performing a vulnerability scan before apps are first launched and every time there's a major upgrade or change.
This week, NCSAM content was focused on materials that can help coach family members on IT security.
On Wednesday, October 18, ITConnects assembled the IT@Cornell community for a Technical Debt Discussion with Dave Lifka, vice president for information technologies and...
The Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) reporting environment has been upgraded to version 12c, as of 7:00am, October 20, 2017. The OBIEE server was...
Steps to improve your cyber security at Cornell.
Use backups as insurance against ransomware.
DrupalCamps are community sharing and training events. Cornell DrupalCamp has been held annually on the Ithaca, NY campus since 2013 and is open to the public.
Office 365’s App Launcher will have a significant change in the next few weeks.
Siteimprove will release an updated, more actionable dashboard on Tuesday, October 10. The enhanced interface features a new way to measure web accessibility success with the Digital Certainty Index (DCI), a...
Cornell Information Technologies launched LastPass on October 4 for all current students, faculty, and staff. The enterprise account is free, voluntary, and you can keep it when you leave the university.
The second meeting of the Email Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG) will be Tuesday, October 10, from 2:00-3:00pm in Mann Library 102. This SIG is co-sponsored by CIT and University Communications and is open to anyone at Cornell who writes...
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This week's theme is "Simple Steps to Online Safety."
Registration is filling up fast for Cornell DrupalCamp, to be held Friday, October 20 at the ILR Conference Center.
Infrastructure Properties and Planning (IPP) hosted the first Smart Campus Summit: Beyond the Dashboard, on October 2 - 4, 2017. Over 50 higher education IT professionals and building automation corporate professionals from 13 colleges and universities, and 7 businesses gathered together for...
On September 28th at Harvard, the members of the 2017 IT Leaders Program cohort graduated. Cornell’s graduates include: Michael Baker (IPP), Kevin Baradet (JCB), Philip Robinson (SCL), Jessica Doolittle (CIT), and Jeff Bishop (ILR).