After the successful launch of Duo two-factor authentication for my.SMU, OIT will be moving forward with the next step in our effort to safeguard student and employee accounts. That next step will be to improve authentication for access to student email and other Office 365 services. We will do this by enabling two-factor authentication for Office 365. Starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Duo two-factor authentication will be required to access Office 365. Continue reading Duo Two-Factor Authentication Coming to Office 365
On Thursday, June 27, 2019, OIT will implement two-factor authentication for all SMU sponsored accounts accessing my.SMU. This change includes Kelly Services employees, sponsored instructors, and student worker W Accounts. Two-factor authentication utilizes a solution from Duo Security called Duo Mobile. Continue reading Duo Security Coming to my.SMU for Sponsored Accounts
Summer is here, which means classes, camps, and gearing up for the fall semester. OIT is providing several opportunities to rejuvenate your technical skills with training and certification!
Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications Continue
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we’re taking a load off! We will continue to offer testing sessions for obtaining Microsoft Office Specialist certifications until the beginning of August. You can visit smu.edu/mos for more details on getting your study and practice materials! Continue reading Available IT Training for Summer 2019
In this edition of OIT’s Technology News, we highlight protecting Office 365 with Duo, the employee directory, the availability of MS Teams and Adobe Creative Cloud, plus much more.
In preparation for the upcoming deployment of the new phone system based upon Skype for Business, OIT will soon be uploading photos of all employees from the ID Card Services office into the new system. This means that your ID card photo will now be visible in Skype for Business, as well as other internal Microsoft services and programs like Outlook and SharePoint. Continue reading Skype for Business to display SMU ID photos