Windows 11 is Here! Here’s the scoop.

Windows 11 LogoMicrosoft has finally lifted the veil from their upcoming operating system, Windows 11, on October 5. While there are some significant and pretty snazzy changes with this new OS, we at OIT recommend that you do not upgrade your SMU-owned devices just yet! We are still in the process of ensuring reliability and compatibility with our most critical systems, and we will let you know when it is ready for your computer. That being said, we can provide a glimpse into what’s new in the next iteration of Windows. Continue reading Windows 11 is Here! Here’s the scoop.

Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Welcome to our first in a series for protecting yourself in honor of October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

DuoTo start us off, we are focusing on Duo Security. We have a quick tip to show you how to add a new device to your Duo two-factor authentication service, information about changes to authentication methods, and a sneak peek at the next version of Duo Mobile. Continue reading Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Join Us for “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity!”

One attendee will receive a copy of 'Well Aware.' To kick off October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to join SMU’s Chief Security Officer, George Finney, as he hosts our webinar Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity on October 6, 2021, at 9 a.m. George will also be giving away a copy of his book, Well Aware, to one random lucky¬†attendee! Continue reading Join Us for “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity!”

Web Team Supports Site Refreshes

Using the launch of the redesigned SMU homepage as a catalyst, OIT is moving forward with the largest update to the SMU web experience in years. The Web Team is working with multiple areas to launch new sites and features in the coming months.

SMU Meadows (2021)Starting with the Meadows School of the Arts, the Web Team is collaborating with the marketers to provide a fresh set of templates and features needed by Meadows to permit them to create their site in the new brand. As one of the initial users of the new SMU web brand in Sitecore years ago, their web presence was limited by the features available at that time. The team is striving to provide Continue reading Web Team Supports Site Refreshes