2017 HR/CyberSecurity Fair, Fall Security Report, MOS Certifications, and a feature on Machiko Hollifield are just a few of the items highlighted this month.
|Learn to be your own Superhero!
The 2017 HR/CyberSecurity Fair is the result of a collaboration between the Department of Human Resources and the Office of Information Technology. The Fair will feature many of the elements we all look forward to each year, plus educational sessions, games, and resources designed to help you stay safe online and with your digital life.
|Fall 2017 Security Report Now Available
Our Fall 2017 edition of the OIT Security Report is now available to the SMU community. In this edition, we discuss cyber hygiene and the Internet of things, introduce a new “Ask Ms. Security” column, plus see how to spot fake news.
|MOS Certification Pilot Update
In our first week alone, over 100 faculty, staff, & students have signed up to participate in the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Pilot.
|The Internet of Things: Securing Your Smart Devices
Smart devices are a wonder of modern technology, but before taking the plunge, you should be prepared to secure these devices.
|OIT Spotlight: Machiko Hollifield, Statistical Software Support Specialist
In this month’s OIT Spotlight, we meet Machiko Hollifield, the SMU Statistical Software Support Specialist for Academic Technology Services.
|New Campus Technology Idea Form
Have you ever had a technology idea which could improve experiences at SMU?
OIT, in partnership with the Academic Technology Council, announces a new web tool for submitting institutional technology ideas.
|Minimizing Delays: New Account Permission Request Forms
To streamline processes for requesting, approving and assigning access for new employees to email, Box, Sharepoint, my.SMU, network drives and other platforms, last year the Office of Operational Excellence established the Account Permissions Initiative earlier this year. In August, the initiative team launched a series of new account permission request forms available via help.smu.edu.
|Tech Tip: Student & Faculty/Staff Software Discounts
Being a student or employee at a university certainly has its advantages. One advantage is the discounts on computer software and hardware.
|Upcoming Sitecore Clinic
Drop in anytime during our Sitecore Clinic on November 14th to get your questions answered about using Sitecore. This Q&A session is not a class, but an opportunity to receive general help with Sitecore.