Protect yourself against WannaCry and other ransomware

May 16, 2017

A malicious software program named “WannaCry” has recently made news through large-scale infections in more than 100 different countries.

“WannaCry” is a type of malicious software known as ransomware. It is most often downloaded as an attachment as part of a phishing email scam, and then gains access to the computer and locks the system owner out of their files.

Read the article to learn how you can protect yourself:

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CrashPlan to be installed on faculty and staff computers

April 24, 2017

Beginning Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Information Systems will begin a weeklong phased automated deployment of Code42 CrashPlan to Wake Forest-owned desktop and laptop computers used by faculty and staff.

CrashPlan is an automated, continuous, online backup solution for data stored on your WFU-owned computer.

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Check out these Microsoft Office courses and learn some cool tips and tricks!

April 11, 2017

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint

Lynda.com is available to all WFU students, faculty, and staff.

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WFU accounts compromised! Learn to stay secure with these Lynda courses

February 23, 2017

Internet Safety for Students
Digital Citizenship
Understanding Copyright: A Deeper Dive

Lynda.com is available to all WFU students, faculty, and staff.

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January 2017 – Phishing email scams are on the rise

January 19, 2017

In recent weeks, you may have received phishing emails that look as though they are coming from Wake Forest University faculty, staff or students to other WFU users. It appears as if the WFU user is sharing important information in a document that requires your WFU username and password to access.

Be skeptical when a message asks you to click on a link, especially when you do not know the person…

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Include Lynda.com in your New Year’s Resolution

January 18, 2017

Lynda.com, the leading online creative and professional skills provider, is available to all WFU students, faculty, and staff.

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Call for Proposals – Summer Technology Exploration Program (STEP) Grants 2017

December 21, 2016

The Office of the Provost and Information Systems are excited to announce the 7th annual STEP grant call for proposals. This joint grant program has and will continue to provide funding for faculty summer projects to explore new and existing technologies with the potential to enhance teaching, scholarly, and creative work.

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WakeWare – New MacBook Pro line available

December 6, 2016

New Macbook Available

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Lynda.com – Online learning for everyone

October 17, 2016

Information Systems is pleased to announce that beginning September 19th, 2016 all Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff have access to the leading online creative and professional skills provider, Lynda.com.

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