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University of Minnesota Duluth, Information Technology Systems and Services

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March 2014

New Learning Technology Suite Available to UMD Community
UMD students, faculty and staff now have access to Read&Write Gold software, which has the capability to help improve learning for everyone regardless of ability or learning style.
Web Conferencing Software RFPs Due Mid-March
The process of selecting web conferencing software is underway.
Symantec License Expires June 2014
The University site license for Symantec anti-virus software is expiring June 21, 2014. Before that date, University computers that have Symantec Anti-virus software installed must migrate to Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP).
Beware of Tax Season Phishing
The Internal Revenue Service has issued an advisory and the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team reminds users to be cautious at this time of year.
ITSS By The Numbers: Security Team
The ITSS Security Team addresses the many security concerns ranging from systems, network, end user workstations, credit card processing, and forensics.
Ten Years Ago in ITSS: IP Telephone Service Implemented
The 2003 move of the Minnesota Extension Service offices to the Forestry Center location was a major factor in implementing Internet Protocol technology.