IT Professionals News Archive
Outages for maintenance: Weekend of November 14-16, 2014
Several UD central systems are being upgraded this weekend. This article list them all.
Faculty Commons opening: November 13
On Thursday, Nov. 13, from 3-6 p.m. the units organizing Faculty Commons at the University of Delaware will host a grand opening reception in 116 Pearson Hall to introduce faculty to the features available to them in the new facility.
Faculty Commons, located in 116 Pearson Hall, is a new place designed to provide faculty members with an on-campus destination to get teaching and technology support, to collaborate with one another, or just to have a cup of coffee and wind down between classes.
UD turning off direct RDP and VNC access to individual computers
To improve the security of UD's network, we're turning off direct RDP and VNC access to individual computers and servers. Instead, people should use the UD VPN service and the Cisco AnyConnect client software.
Faculty Commons grand opening set Nov. 13 in 116 Pearson Hall
Faculty Commons, located in 116 Pearson Hall, is a new place on campus designed to meet the needs of those who teach at the University of Delaware.
Faculty Commons provides faculty members with an on-campus destination to get teaching and technology support, to collaborate with one another, or just to have a cup of coffee and wind down between classes. The facility brings together a network of teaching support units that can work with teaching faculty formally and informally.
Grand Opening: Th 11/13, 3pm in 116 Pearson Hall
IT looks at what consumers can do to protect data in a time of uncertain security
National Cyber Security Awareness Month is not just about protecting UD's data. You need to be prepared to protect your own!
UD IT advises two-factor authentication is safer than simple passwords and will be coming to UD in the not so distant future
If you are offered the chance to use two-factor authentication, we'd urge you to do so. In fact, the University is in the process of testing two-factor authorization for a variety of UD services. Two-factor authentication is likely to become the norm at UD within the next two years.
UD employees, faculty must collaborate to protect private, high-risk, sensitive information.
In order to cultivate a stronger security culture, UD relies on efforts from all employees. It’s not a job that gets passed down from executives or pinned on administrators. It’s a collaboration that involves everyone learning and working together for a common goal: developing good information security practices for all data, online or in print, across all of UD’s colleges, departments and units.
University's annual IT Tech Fair to be held Oct. 28 in Trabant
University of Delaware Information Technologies (IT) invites faculty and staff to explore the ways technology can help them, their clients and their students by attending the annual IT Tech Fair to be held from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
Secure UD training relaunched during National Cyber Security Awareness Month
During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the University is renewing the drive for faculty and staff to complete Secure UD training. This initiative is part of UD’s commitment to help employees understand their responsibility to safeguard University information resources in their day-to-day routines.
Education professor uses SMART Slates, Google Docs to better prepare students
Sharon Walpole, a professor in the University of Delaware School of Education, has been turning heads and impressing students with the technology she’s using in her classroom.
In August 2012, Walpole received a UD Transformation Grant, a grant program sponsored by UD Information Technologies (IT) and UD's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTAL) designed to help faculty add instructional models not currently in use at UD, eliminate barriers faculty have identified in their teaching, and help define the next generation of educational technology.