Hawk Card Program

In conjunction with many offices throughout campus, the Office of Information Technology has implemented the new Hawk Card program.  The whole campus community will receive new Hawk Card ID cards.  If you have not already done so, your Hawk Card can be picked up in the Public Safety and Security office in Barbelin room 13.…

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IT Training Classes Now Open to Students

IT Training would like to announce that it has opened its applications training classes to students.  These classes are not intended to replace or conflict with any applications proficiency courses students are currently required to take.  Instead, they offer additional opportunities for SJU students to improve their Microsoft Office skills free of charge. Students interested…

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Lynda.com Licenses

In order to offer continuing technical support, we’d like to announce that we’ve recently purchased a limited number of licenses from LYNDA.COM, a recognized provider of online training. These licenses are available on a first come first served basis, and will provide you with full access to LYNDA.COM’s library of online training material for a…

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Verizon iPhone 5 Update

An update has been released for the Verizon iPhone 5 that resolves an issue where the iPhone would use cellular data while connected to a wireless network. This issue could have resulted in overage charges. To install the update  to carrier settings, follow these steps: Tap Settings > General > About. Wait for the following…

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Apple Releases iOS 6

Yesterday, Apple officially released iOS 6.  Some of the major changes you will see are Maps, which includes spoken directions and real time traffic updates, improved Siri, Facebook integration and FaceTime over cellular.  Some features that we in the TSC are excited about are the Panorama mode for the camera, the ability to save pages…

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Taking a Closer Look at Spyware

Microsoft© defines spyware as “a general term used to describe software that performs certain behaviors, generally without appropriately obtaining your consent first, such as: Advertising Collecting personal information Changing the configuration of your computer  Spyware is often associated with software that displays advertisements (called adware) or software that tracks personal or sensitive information.” (Microsoft©) Spyware…

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Technology Equipped Classrooms and Labs

LOCATION USAGE CAPACITY & DESCRIPTION RESERVATION PROCEDURES Barbelin 112g Media Enhanced Classroom 31 seats.  In-room projection and audio system. Instructor’s podium with a networked Intel-based PC, and a Smart Technologies “Sympodium.”  The “Sympodium” can act as an interactive electronic whiteboard and as a device to annotate programs running on the podium computer.  The podium also…

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division within the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has, since its inception in 2004, promoted educating the public about cyber security threats, how to recognize and prevent them, and how to remain safe while online.…

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