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7 Things You Should Know about IT Accessibility

This quick read from EDUCAUSE provides essential information on accessibility, including potential implications and opportunities.

Posted on Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 | Permalink | No Comments

Drupal Update - December 2014

The SFA pilot migration is well underway; Dreamweaver templates are in the final stages; and new training and online resources are available.

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

January 3: Scheduled ITSS Data Center Outage

Find out what is planned for and what will be affected by the upcoming maintenance outage.

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Fall 2014 Student Evaluations

Learn what's new this semester to ensure evaluation forms are processed accurately and in a timely manner.

Posted on Monday, Dec 1, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Preparing for Spring Semester

Depending upon what you would like to do with your class (e.g., try Moodle), now may be the time to start preparing for spring.

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

US-CERT Alerts Users to Holiday Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns

US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) reminds users to remain vigilant when browsing online this holiday season. E-cards from unknown senders may contain malicious links. Fake advertisements or shipping notifications may deliver infected attachments. Spoofed e-mail messages and fraudulent posts on social networking sites may request support for phony causes.

Posted on Monday, Nov 24, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Compromised Accounts Used in University Payroll Theft Scheme

Why you should keep your University Internet ID secure

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Captioning Video

Do you have video material on the Web or use it in your courses? Are these materials captioned?

Posted on Friday, Nov 14, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Social Engineering: You are Your Own Best Defense

What is "social engineering" and how can it lead to a cyber attack into your computer, accounts or mobile devices?

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments

Is Your Web Site Accessible?

Reminder: the deadline for making legacy University of Minnesota Web pages WCAG AA compliant is approaching.

Posted on Monday, Nov 10, 2014 | Permalink | 1 Comment