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1/8/2018-Major computer security threats in the news

Announcements | Jan 08, 2018 at 3:12 pm

You may have seen information in the news about new computer security threats.The flaws — dubbed Meltdown and Spectre — affect processing chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM. Information Systems is aware of the potential threats. It is important that you keep all your devices updated with security releases and application updates as they become available.

1/8/2018 – Updates to Google Calendar

Announcements | Jan 04, 2018 at 3:05 pm

Beginning Monday, January 8, 2018, Google will add new features and update the look and feel of the Google Calendar for its users, including Wake Forest University.

Read more about the fresh look and new features from Google.

This update was initially announced as an option to Google Calendar users in October 2017.

1/3/2018 – Important information regarding the wireless network

Announcements | Jan 03, 2018 at 10:56 am

Information Systems is making improvements in the configuration of our wireless network.

Beginning this week, users will see a new wireless network, WFUwireless-legacy, to be used for connecting older devices which support only the 2.4Ghz spectrum, such as Raspberry Pi and iPhone 4S and older. Most devices will continue to connect, without any changes, to WFUwireless and should enjoy improved performance. This change will provide an overall better wireless experience for all users.

What do I need to do/know?

  • The new wireless network, WFUwireless-legacy, will be visible in the list of wireless networks.
  • If you no longer see WFUwireless in your list of available networks, you should connect to WFUwireless-legacy.
  • Starting the week of January 1, 2.4Ghz devices will no longer be able to connect to WFUwireless.
  • Most users will not have to make any changes to their WFUwireless configuration.

 

Cyber Security Awareness Event #5

Announcements | Oct 23, 2017 at 1:45 pm

All faculty and staff are required to enable Google 2-Step Verification to their university account by December 4, 2017.

Please join IS representatives on Wednesday, October 25 at 1pm in Benson, 3rd floor Rotunda for our final cyber security awareness event and get assistance with setting up Google 2-Step Verification.

Register to win several awesome prizes donated by Dell and Cisco, including a Chromebook and other fun technology.

Cyber Security Awareness Event #4

Announcements | Oct 17, 2017 at 4:48 pm

Please join IS representatives on Wednesday, October 18, from 11am-3pm in the Worrell Hall Courtyard to learn how to secure your mobile devices and get assistance with setting up Google 2-Step Verification.

Register to win several awesome prizes donated by Dell and Cisco, including a Chromebook and other fun technology.

10/17/17 – Wireless Exploit in the News

Announcements | Oct 17, 2017 at 2:14 pm

You may have seen information in the news about a malicious wireless security exploit called “Krack.” Information Systems is aware of the potential exploit and is currently working with our vendors to secure our network and systems.

Cyber Security Awareness Event #3

Announcements | Oct 16, 2017 at 3:38 pm

Please join IS representatives on Tuesday, October 17, from 2-4:30pm on Manchester Plaza to learn how to protect your personal identity and get assistance with setting up Google 2-Step Verification.

Register to win several awesome prizes donated by Dell and Cisco, including a Chromebook and other fun technology.