Every month in Canvas Corner, we discuss the new features and enhancements available in the Canvas LMS. This month, we look at new features and changes to the the Rich Content Editor, SpeedGrader, and Canvas integrations, including Panopto and PlayPosit. All updates will be available in Canvas the 3rd weekend of the month. Continue reading Canvas Corner:
May 2023 Edition
All SMU Windows computers will transition from using CylancePROTECT to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint as an anti-malware application during the summer of 2023. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is an industry-leading, cloud-powered endpoint security solution that helps to secure against ransomware, file-less malware, and other sophisticated attacks on Windows and macOS devices. Due to technical issues, the deployment for macOS will be scheduled during the upcoming academic year. Continue reading Microsoft Defender to Replace Cylance for Anti-Virus at SMU
Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean you must stop expanding your horizons! Even with a busy summer schedule, LinkedIn Learning can provide you with on-demand, at-you-own-pace courses for all kinds of topics. From Photoshop, to Excel, to public speaking and mindfulness, there is always something new to discover. Here’s a sample of some courses to dive into! Continue reading Soak Up Summer Knowledge with LinkedIn Learning!
We are tracking a news story about the City of Dallas. Reports indicate that the City of Dallas is experiencing service outages associated with a ransomware attack on its IT systems. We will continue to monitor the situation to ensure that SMU is not impacted, but we’ll need your help to monitor for any suspicious activity. Continue reading Security Incident at City of Dallas
With the recent introduction of the DubBot service, SMU websites have already seen marked improvements in accessibility, content quality, and content accuracy. Not only that, DubBot also helped OIT notify a major vendor of an accessibility issue with one of their products that was quickly resolved for customers worldwide! Continue reading OIT’s Accessibility Checks Spur Panopto Improvements