IS will implement new cybersecurity service

August 16, 2017

Information Systems will implement Cisco Umbrella/OpenDNS on August 17, 2017. This new service provides an additional layer of protection for all your devices as they connect to the wired and wireless campus network. This includes devices connected via the campus Virtual Private Network (VPN). Visit our Cisco Umbrella webpage to learn more.

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Technology at WFU | 2016-2017 Year in Review

July 14, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of my Information Systems (IS) colleagues, I am pleased to share the 2016-2017 Technology at Wake Forest University Year in Review. I invite you to take a few moments to read about some of the many ways IS collaborated with the campus community this past academic year.

Best regards,

Mur Muchane

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Lynda.com – Not Just For “Techies!”

July 11, 2017

Lynda.com offers a wide variety of courses across many disciplines, beyond the typical “techie stuff” – check out courses in wellness, mindfulness, music, and more!

  1. Happiness Tips Weekly
  2. Mindfulness
  3. Ukelele Lessons: Fundamentals

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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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WakeWare – New MacBook Pro line available

December 6, 2016

New Macbook Available

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