Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) Computer Replacement

November 11, 2020

This message is to officially announce the call for Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) computer replacement. Please note this year’s submissions will help determine the need, which will then be evaluated during the winter break timeframe. Given the increase in remote working, teaching, and learning, submissions that are selected for a new computer will be offered laptop selections. 

Tips on Accessing Campus Software and Computer Labs Remotely

October 22, 2020

Remotely Accessing Campus Software

Need access to a piece of software that is available only in the computer labs?

You can access specialized software using “virtual applications.” These applications are stored on a Citrix server. From your own PC, Mac, Chromebook, or even an iPad, you can run the application you need using the Chrome web browser.

Learn how to not get caught in the Dark Web as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 5, 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Check out the Virtual Cybersecurity Scavenger Hunt for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

October 5, 2020

As part of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month. try your hand at solving the clues, and learn something you didn’t know about how to keep your personal data and identity out of the Dark Web. There will be two tiers of clues, and the second tier is a bit more challenging. After finding the answers to the clues, you will submit your answers for chances to win prizes.

Enter the CTS Gofor2! Contest for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

October 5, 2020

Two-factor authentication is an additional measure used at login to prevent unauthorized access to your accounts. Popular companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and banks offer this service. Essentially, you provide two pieces of information in order to gain access to your account. These two pieces of information are typically your username and password and a verification code sent to your cell phone.

Enter the CTS Phishing Derby Contest for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

October 5, 2020

As part of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, CTS will have our fifth annual phishing derby contest. Phishing emails are those that ask for personally identifying information such as date of birth, social security number, credit card number, and usernames and passwords. These emails are used to steal your identity or get access to data. An example of one sent to people at SUNY Oswego is listed below.

Captioning Videos in Panopto

September 29, 2020

Any video or audio files you upload to Panopto will have machine-generated captioning applied. This service is included with our Panopto contract at no additional charge.

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Captioning Zoom Recordings

September 28, 2020

Everytime you record a Zoom session and upload it to their cloud service, the session is automatically captioned. You can download a copy of the transcript and edit the captions as well.

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Blogger Now Available with Google Apps

September 24, 2020

Everyone on campus now is able to start their very own blog using Google Blogger. Blogger is a web-based tool that lets you create a blog publish to the web instantly. This allows you to focus on creating content instead of creating a webpage.

Blackboard Web Page, Mobile App, and Panopto Authentication Updates

September 24, 2020

Prior to the beginning of the semester, the campus migrated Blackboard to a new authentication method requiring the use of your full email address.  At that time, the previous authentication used within Blackboard was removed.  On September 23, the service behind the previous authentication was disabled.  Unfortunately, this a