Category Archives: General

Using Augustana CampusNet (Part 2)

In a previous post we looked into the links at the top of CampusNet. To learn more about them, view that post here. However, there is much more that you can find on CampusNet including the answers to the questions below: … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – Should You Upgrade?

By now all of you with Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems have probably  received the message on your computer offering a free upgrade to Windows 10.  So, the big question is should I upgrade?  What will happen if … Continue reading

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Using Augustana CampusNet (Part 1)

Welcome to Augustana to our first year students and welcome back all those who are returning! ITS has been getting some questions about accessing our services (such as Moodle, Arches, and email). All of this information can be found on CampusNet, … Continue reading

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Small-group training sessions for Spring Term 2015

Various training sessions and workshops are provided by ITS throughout the year. All employees and students are welcome to attend, free of charge. Staff can also get credit for Blue and Gold Certification which is our on-campus professional development program. You can … Continue reading

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ITS Move to Sorensen

At the end of May, ITS began our move from the F.W. Olin Center to Sorensen Hall. If you get a chance, please stop by to say hi or to get help with a technology-related problem. See some pictures of … Continue reading

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Password Policy Change on July 8th

There will be some official changes to our password policy that will take place on July 8th in order to increase security across campus. These changes were previously recommendations, but will now be automatically enforced for our network passwords (Note: this is … Continue reading

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Heartbleed security threat

You may have heard about a recently discovered security threat called Heartbleed. This was a defect in OpenSSL – the software that is supposed to allow you to securely browse and transmit data online. This defect has made the usernames … Continue reading

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Java 7 Bypass Vulnerability Alert

An article (link) released January 10, 2013 by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT.gov) states a known vulnerability in Java version 7.  The overview from the mentioned article is as follows: “A vulnerability in the way Java 7 … Continue reading

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Digest or no Digest?

Over the summer ITS gradually changed the Augustana mailing lists to Digest Mode. To learn more about Digest Mode, you can read the Digest Mode FAQ here. We did this to make it easier for our users to distinguish email … Continue reading

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Creating a Desktop Alias (Mac)

If you are a PC user, please refer to the previous entry: Creating a Desktop Shortcut. Would you like to be able to create a desktop icon that would bring you directly to a website or computer program that you … Continue reading

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