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Protect Yourself from Online Scams This Holiday Season

Cybercriminals are busy year-round, but they are busier than ever during the holiday season. With more shopping, everyone gets more notifications and emails, so scammers know they have more chances to get your information and money. Protect yourself from scams by being cautious about urgent emails, tempting ads, and exciting offers.

Watch Out for Whaling: Phishing Targeting Leaders

“Whaling” is a sophisticated form of phishing that targets an organization's top leaders. It uses clever social engineering and generative artificial intelligence to look like it’s from people you know and trust -- the president, provost, vice provosts, vice presidents, or deans. 

Collaborate with Colleagues Outside Cornell in Microsoft Teams

If you'd like to broaden your use of Microsoft Teams beyond Cornell, individuals who are outside the university can be added as external guests to a team.

Tech Tip: Clear Cache, Clear Conscience

Caching is intended to help the website load faster, but it might also cause issues if there are too many files stored in the browser’s cache folder. Clearing the cache can be an important first step in resolving issues related to internet browsing. 

Block Unwanted AI Bots from Your Zoom Sessions

The presence of AI "bots" in Zoom meetings can not only be unwanted and distracting, but might also expose Cornell host and attendee data and Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to vendors and others. As with unwanted human intruders who "zoombomb" meetings, there are steps that Zoom meeting hosts can take to prevent unwanted bots as well.

Upcoming Minor Change to CUWebLogin (Shibboleth) Login Process, Starting November 26, 2023

Starting Sunday, November 26, 2023, Cornell users will see a minor change when they log into Cornell IT services using the CUWebLogin webpage. By default, the Remember My Username checkbox will be checked, and the current browser instance will auto-fill the user’s Cornell NetID in the Username (NetID) field the next time they login. Users logging in from a shared or public device should remember to always uncheck the R

Cority's Industrial Hygiene Go-Live is November 13, 2023, and Launches Project Closeout

On November 13, 2023, Go-Live will occur for Industrial Hygiene, the final stage of the five-year project to implement Cority at Cornell.

Reminder: Google Services End for December 2022 and May and August 2023 Graduates on Nov. 6, 2023

On November 6, 2023, all Cornell Google services will end for December 2022, May 2023, and August 2023 graduates.

TeamDynamix Will Upgrade to Version 11.8 on Saturday, October 28, 2023

On Saturday, October 28, 2023, TeamDynamix will be upgraded to version 11.8. This release will introduce several new and enhanced features.

PMI Ithaca Branch Hybrid Meeting November 7, 2023

The next meeting of the Ithaca Branch of Project Management Institute (PMI) Rochester will be Tuesday, November 7, 2023, from 9:00am–10:45pm with a hybrid option. Often as project managers, we get asked to act as the representative of a particular business unit or domain. Join us for an insightful talk that delves into the dynamic and vital role of a Business Relationship Manager (BRM). In today's interconnected and fast-paced business world, the BRM plays a pivotal role in ensuring the success of organizations.

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