In recent weeks, social media giant Facebook and, more specifically, its founder Mark Zuckerberg have come under fire for several connected data privacy incidents that have dominated the news cycle.
If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you may know that Atlanta, Georgia, recently fell victim to a large-scale cybercrime operation. According to The New York Times, on Thursday, March 22, the city experienced “one of the most sustained and consequential cyberattacks” on record in the form of a ransomware attack.
In an afternoon of conversation and learning, Ms. Chen Zhao, director of Miami University’s branch of the Confucius Institute, once again gave her presentation “Understanding MU Chinese Students” in conjunction with the IT Services Diversity Committee. Around 31 people gathered in Boyd 107 to hear her speak.
One important aspect of the work we do here in IT Services is the application development support we provide to Miami University. And we can’t do that without developers! These are the folks who create and code applications that help the University run a little more smoothly. Emily Schmidt is one such developer.
If Miami University were an old western town, President Greg Crawford would be the sheriff. Accordingly, then, Brad Grimm, assistant vice president and division CIO of finance and business services (FBS), would probably be one of Crawford’s marshals.
If you’ve ever wondered how an IT project gets done, let us introduce you to two concepts: Agile and Scrum.
Twenty years ago, if you had said that touch screens and wireless technology would be prevalent tools used by higher education, you probably would have been laughed at.
Today, technology is transforming how students learn—and how we support them.
Part of our commitment to providing the best possible support services through Blackboard was creating a new position dedicated to monitor and shape day-to-day interactions: making sure everyone is dotting their I's and crossing their T's. Chuck Angel joined the team to develop strong communication with Blackboard and to create unity between the two organizations.
With the first weeks of 2018 come and gone, you may have already made various resolutions, discarded them, made more, and discarded them again. Here are some easy tech resolutions that will get you through the first part of 2018 (and that you won't have to abandon).
In early January 2018, Meltdown and Spectre dominated the tech news cycle, after several groups of researchers concurrently discovered two chip flaws (named Meltdown and Spectre) that would possibly allow malicious actors access to memory that wouldn’t normally be available.
Winter has finally hit the Midwest with a vengeance. Brrrr. Your toes and nose are cold, but what about your tech? Here are some tips for keeping your gadgets and gears humming throughout the cold season.
IT Services, in partnership with multiple divisions across campus, is on a quest to transform the learning spaces here at Miami University.