Data Privacy Day is Thursday, January 28. Cornell has signed on as a 2021 Champion to help ensure a culture of digital privacy for all. Take steps to own your online presence. Be #PrivacyAware.
Cornell IT staff will be making several important changes to default settings in Zoom starting January 25, 2021, affecting live transcriptions of meetings, hosts ability to change the layout of cloud recordings, and the management of high-quality video in meetings.
Beginning Monday, January 25. 2021, users of key academic applications will need to use Two-Step Login to authenticate when logging in. The services that this change will affect include ...
Checking the box for any Two-Step Login authentication will cover all further web-based logins for the day.
Quest ARS upgrade to version 7.3 has been rescheduled for January 30, 2021. This will bring the system, currently running version 6.9, up to version 7.3. This change may require administrators and users to take action to maintain compatibility with the new...
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 June 15, 2021, Two-Step Login will be required to authenticate to all departmental VPNs. 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...