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Computer Lab & Classroom Upgrades

Over 40 classrooms were upgraded to include a computer at the instructor’s station. These new computers are a part of our Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) project.
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Phishing Scams are on the rise.

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  • Service Desk is the new Help Desk

    Over the last year, a variety of changes have been implemented across Campus Technology Support (CTS) to help improve efficiency and better assist our faculty, staff, and students. Many of these changes have had a strong impact on the Technology Help Desk, evolving the unit’s traditional role into that of a Technology Service Desk. As a Service Desk, the unit … Continue Reading
  • 4 tips to help prevent drive-by downloads

    If you have ever installed a software program, you are probably familiar with having to click on an “accept”, “confirm”, or “agree” button before the program will install.  A drive-by download is a download of adware, malware, or software not authorized by the user.  A drive-by download can happen as you visit websites.  The downloads happen in the background with … Continue Reading
  • A crash course in Syncplicity

    IMG_1739If you haven’t already activated your Syncplicity account, now is the perfect time to do so. The time between summer sessions is perfect for organizing and backing up your work-related data so that you can access it from any device, at any time. If you have already activated your Syncplicity account, there are a variety of features that might not … Continue Reading
  • CIO Waters accepts leadership position with national IT organization

    Christopher Waters headshotChristopher Waters, CIO at Elon University, was recently appointed to a one-year term as Director-at-Large for the Association for Communication and Information Professionals. His appointment came during the association’s annual conference, held this year in Dallas, Texas, where he was already giving a presentation on managing information technology in higher education. This opportunity will give Elon a chance to participate … Continue Reading
  • Android worm, Selfmite, discovered

    Android_Robot_100Android is one of several operating systems such as, Windows and iOS, which runs mostly on mobile devices.  We all know mobile devices are not immune from malware and AdaptiveMobile confirmed last week in a blog post of a worm called Selfmite on Android smartphones.  A worm is a form of malware which replicates itself on different machines, servers, or … Continue Reading

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