Scheduled Maintenance

Information Technology will be performing scheduled maintenance at the following times:   Storage Appliance Software Upgrade Maintenance Window: 8/21/2014 5:00pm – 7:00pm Estimated Downtime within Maint. Window: 30-60 minutes Systems Affected: The following systems will be unavailable during the downtime:

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HeartBleed bug and Augsburg

You may recently have heard about Heartbleed, one of the biggest internet security flaws known and that essentially is a security flaw that makes many site passwords vulnerable. While accounts at Augsburg have not been directly affected by HeartBleed, it

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Google: welcome to change

Where’s my apps menu? Last week your menu looked something like above and now it looks something like below.  The apps menu (Search, Images, Mail, Drive, Calendar etc.) has been replaced with a new apps icon. The apps icon is

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On the road to Google

  With the pilot long over the first wave (the early birds!) have moved to google apps for education (GAE) almost 2 weeks ago.  We now have over 100 faculty and staff in GAE as well as about 300 students.

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Google pilots take flight

The information technology department has started to convert over to google as part of our pilot phase of the Google project.  I’ve been using Gmail for my Augsburg mail now for two days (I’ve used gmail.com for my personal email

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Phishing – when at first you succeed, try and try again

Let’s try again. The phishing attack from about 2 weeks ago is back and it brought friends.  The email is nearly the same too.  The last attack did trick some people so they might have thought they’d try it again. 

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Phishing – emails that try to get your password

What is phishing? We just had an aggressive phishing attack on the campus.  What is phishing you ask?  It doesn’t mean salmon or cod are trying to get into our classes.  Phishing is when someone is trying to trick you

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