Dec 2, 2016

New web presence

Information Systems has a new website! help.wfu.edu, infosec.wfu.edu. video.wfu.edu, and IS.wfu.edu have all been consolidated into a much easier to use platform. Explore Services or check out the Help Page to get started.

Stay tuned for an official announcement in January!

Nov 19, 2016

Now login to DeaconSpace with your Google account

Beginning at noon on November 19, 2016, DeaconSpace will be easier to access. If you are signed in to your WFU Google Mail account (not your personal Gmail account), you can access DeaconSpace without logging in a second time.

Logging into DeaconSpace

Simply access your WFU Google Mail account with your_username@wfu.edu and password. Click the Google app launcher , scroll down to the bottom and click on the DeaconSpace icon   ems-app-launcher.png

If you are not logged into your WFU Google Mail and go to https://rooms.wfu.edu/ you will initially land on this screen:

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Click on “Wake Forest University (@wfu.edu)” and you will then log into DeaconSpace using your full WFU email address (your_username@wfu.edu) and password.

If you are logged in to your personal Gmail account only, you will receive an error that states “Service is not configured for this user.” Read more about this issue here.

If you have questions concerning this message or need assistance, please contact us at help@wfu.edu or 336-758-4357 (HELP).

Oct 17, 2016

Lynda.com – Online learning for everyone

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

The over 4,000 self-paced courses, ranging from Adobe Creative Cloud, Excel, SPSS and MATLAB to Mobile App Development, 3D Animation and Presentation Skills, are:

  • organized in modular, easy to use and manage, 5 to 15 minute segments
  • searchable, so you can identify specific topics without watching an entire course (for example, Create Pivot Tables in Excel or Remove Red-Eye in a Photo)
  • downloadable for offline use via mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows, AppleTV and Roku.


Launch Lynda.com

Oct 14, 2016

Phishing Email

A phishing email is being sent asking for validation of Employee Mailboxes.  PLEASE DELETE THE EMAIL and DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK.  Please see the example below.

Beginning of Phishing Email

To:

Please this is very important. we are expanding and validating all Employee Mailbox immediately. Please click on this link http://site9289653.92.webydo.com/?V=1 and fill the form correctly and Click send for immediate validation.
Technical Support

End of Phishing Email

Oct 10, 2016

Campus Services Day a success!

We had a blast meeting new students at Campus Services Day. Check out the video: