The week of September 21, the U.S. government department Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a directive to all executive-branch federal agencies to patch their systems by the end of the day Monday, September 21. This was to mitigate a flaw called “Zerologon.”
Alan McCoy has been with IT Services for several years now, and in that time, he has made a lasting impression on the way we do work around here. Whether it’s helping with web conferencing, providing desktop and classroom support, or exuding a calm, professional presence in meetings -- Alan is the person to turn to.
Miami’s commitment to accessibility and universal design principles is no secret. Ally is a powerful new tool designed to help faculty meet students where they are.
There’s no rest for the wicked, and that apparently goes double for malicious attackers during a pandemic.
The technology environment at Miami seems like a cohesive unit -- and that’s by design. When you turn it on, it works. That’s the goal of any functioning technological environment. But how does all of this work? Welcome to Techsplaining 101!
In these uncertain times, it helps to know that you have a group of people around you who provide support and encouragement. And while we may not be able to meet in person, the Miami community has shown summarily that we are able to come together -- to get on the same page and step up for each other through these challenges.
Jeff Triplett has been a pillar of Miami IT for more than a decade. He started his career at Miami after graduating with his computer science degree around 14 years ago. He began in the College of Engineering and Computing and then moved to central IT Services. He has been in his current role for six years now.
Technology has been a key player in our transition to remote work and instruction.
As we adjust to working and teaching remotely, cybersecurity has become more important than ever. Taking our work home with us also brings our home into the work -- so we need to take the proper steps to protect our homes from malicious actors, who never seem to sleep, even during a pandemic.
That said, here are a few key information security tips to follow as we continue this remote-work journey.
Be on the lookout for new features in your Gmail interface!
On January 15, 2020, the campus came together to celebrate LEAN concepts and thinking, and IT Services was there to share the excitement.