IT Services News

10/19/2017
Google offers new Drive applications for PC/Mac
google-drive-thumb.jpgGoogle recently launched two new applications for working with Google Drive files. Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync are set to replace the current Google Drive for PC/Mac service
10/18/2017
It's Official: Blackboard is Live!
bb-sig-180-thumb.pngBlackboard went live earlier this week as the primary channel for support used by IT Services at Miami University.
10/12/2017
Steps to help secure your online presence
ncsam-thumb.pngOctober is Cyber Security Awareness Month. To celebrate, we are providing four simple ways for you to better secure your online footprint.
10/05/2017
Details about mandatory laptop encryption
encryption-thumb-red.jpgFull-disk encryption (FDE) will be rolled out over the next few weeks by Miami University IT Services. By installing FDE, we are ensuring that no confidential data can be accessed if an employeeÂ’s Miami-issued laptop is lost or stolen.
10/04/2017
Full disk encryption coming to University laptops
laptop-security-thumb.jpgOver the next few weeks, Miami University IT Services will be rolling out full disk encryption (FDE). Here are a few frequently asked questions about this new requirement, and how it will impact users.
09/29/2017
Blackboard is coming!
bb-sig-180-thumb.pngStarting in October, when you call or email IT Help, the helpful voice on the other end of the call (or message) will be provided by Blackboard, Inc.
09/28/2017
Nothing but Color
it-diversity-thumb.jpgDuring a recent IT Services Diversity event, Festus Ojo read his original poem Nothing but Color to those in attendance. He has agreed to share that poem here for everyone.
09/28/2017
Atomic Learning changes name, continues to provide top notch technology training
hoonuit-logo-thumb.jpgOnline training expert Atomic Learning has provided the entire Miami community with extensive training options, and now has a new name. Atomic Learning is now Hoonuit.
09/27/2017
Security Awareness 101: What keeps Joe Bazeley up at night?
security-thumb-180x180.jpgAccording to Joe Bazeley, there are two main worries when it comes to information security here at Miami University.