CIT would like to notify the Cornell community about upcoming scheduled maintenance on the Managed Firewall service. There will be three separate maintenance windows resulting in brief outages on January 10, 17, and February 7, 2021.
The Confluence update team is preparing to upgrade Confluence to version 7.4. Migration to the new version of Confluence will take place starting the evening of Friday, January 8, 2021, at 5:00pm, to complete by the evening of Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Meeting organizers can now create breakout rooms in a Microsoft Teams meeting.
Cybercriminals have increased their efforts during the holidays and around the ongoing pandemic. Protect yourself with helpful phishing awareness resources like Cornell's Phish Bowl and Verified Cornell Communications.
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...