ITS Updates

ITS Staff Move to the Cloud, Workspace Becomes Available

ITS Staff Move to the Cloud, Workspace Becomes Available

When Information Technology Services (ITS) moved into our new, open workspace a year ago, we had no idea the advances in technology that would come our way in the ensuing 12 months. Security and data recovery efforts worldwide have made cloud solutions very popular. College and university campuses everywhere are moving to the cloud to […]

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New Password Security Policy

New Password Security Policy

Over the past year, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been reviewing policies and procedures to ensure that they are current and appropriate. Through this process we have identified a number that are in need of updating, including our password security policy. Passwords are our first line of defense against cyber criminals and a weak password […]

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Next Innovation in Wearable Technology

Next Innovation in Wearable Technology

For years, scientists have sought to cut down on the physical stress of using a computer. In order to use a computer, one must take a number of onerous steps. For example, you have to press the power button, type your username and password, use the mouse to open programs, and so on. All of these […]

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Campuswide Ethernet Cable Inventory

Campuswide Ethernet Cable Inventory

Beginning immediately, ITS will be conducting a thorough technology audit to update our existing inventory. It has come to the attention of our Business Processes Analyst that several technology-related items have never been inventoried. For planning purposes, we must maintain the most accurate, up-to-date records at any given time. This month will kick off the […]

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Google “Think” Service Launches 4/10

Google “Think” Service Launches 4/10

The name Google has become synonymous with great things, and at $65 billion a year in revenue it is more than a synonym — it’s an equation. Now that the technological giant has conquered so much of what happens before your eyes, its sights have been set on what lies behind them. On January 26, […]

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Introducing Personal Mobile Wifi

Introducing Personal Mobile Wifi

Advances in technology and a cost reduction in commercial materials have led to some fantastic innovation in wireless networking. Today’s mobile hotspots can fit in your pocket, but that is old news. In the future, people will look back and think “wow — the pocket-sized wifi in 2013 was so uncivilized!” The next generation of […]

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Tech Tips

Destroy Hard Drive Data in 14 Easy Steps

Destroy Hard Drive Data in 14 Easy Steps

When colleagues, family, and friends upgrade to a new computer, we frequently get asked how they can make sure that the data from their old computer cannot be retrieved by anyone else. Here are some easy steps you can take to ensure the complete destruction of your old hard drive. Plan A 1) Copy any […]

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