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Infotech.News

Technology news for UMD faculty, staff and students

November 2013

Eduroam
Learn what eduroam is, how it helps travelers and institutions, and most importantly how you can use it.
Limited 24x7 Technical Support Now Available
ITSS is partnering with the 1-Help Service Desk to offer limited 24x7 technical support for the UMD campus.
Data Encryption Made Easy
Data encryption - required by University policy for some devices - is now easier to implement thanks to SCCM technology.
Bomgar Allows ITSS to Help You Wherever You Are
Bomgar will enable ITSS to remotely access and fix nearly any computer or device you may have, running any platform, located anywhere in the world.
January 4-5: Planned Data Center Outages
ITSS and the Office of Information Technology Twin Cities have scheduled concurrent maintenance outages.
Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits
Disability rights organizations and students with disabilities have filed lawsuits against numerous universities and colleges in the recent past.
ITSS Manager by Day, Jujutsu Sensei by Night
Jason Davis is not only ITSS manager of Academic Support and Finance he is the jujutsu club’s sensei (teacher).
Policy Review: Data Security
It is the responsibility of all faculty and staff to do their best to secure any private data to which they may have access.
ITSS By The Numbers: Classroom Team
The ITSS Classroom Team ensures access to a wide variety of classroom equipment and services in support of instruction at UMD.
Ten Years Ago in ITSS: Mac VPN Client
In November 2003 ITSS made a VPN installer available for Macintosh operating systems.