Campus Adopts Grackle to Promote Universal Design in Google Docs

December 5, 2019

Recent initiatives on campus have focused on creating digital content all people are able to access easily and effectively using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles.

Increase in Phishing Attempts on Campus

December 3, 2019

There has been an increasing number of phishing emails circulating throughout SUNY Oswego. As a reminder, a phishing email is a scam by which a person is tricked into giving their confidential information to a third party so they can use it for illicit purposes.

Creating Accessible Content

October 23, 2019

Digital content (documents, websites, videos, audio, etc.) is accessible if it is created in a way that people experiencing an impairment or disability—whether permanent, temporary or situational—can use it. When content is accessible it works with assistive technologies like screen readers, personal voice assistants (e.g. Siri, Alexa, etc.), speech to text, screen magnifiers, braille displays, keyboards, switches, etc.

Accessibility word cloud

Use LinkedIn Learning for Free

October 22, 2019

Did you know that all faculty, staff and students at SUNY Oswego have access to LinkedIn Learning?

Accessibility Lunch and Learn Series

October 22, 2019

Please join us Tuesdays at 12:45pm in Penfield 123 for our Accessibility Lunch and Learn Series. Bring your lunch and join us for conversations on all things accessibility related.

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Two Free Movie Screenings Concerning Online Safety

October 7, 2019

As part of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, CTS will be sponsoring two movies. Relax with some free popcorn while watching popular movies about cybersecurity. There is no cost for admission.

Person with 3d glasses and popcorn watching a film

Call for Faculty Computer Replacements

October 2, 2019

Once a year, a call goes out to academic departments to request replacement computers. This program is intended to replace a tenure track faculty member's primary machine.

Enter the Go for 2 Contest for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

September 30, 2019

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

September 30, 2019

We will have our fourth annual phishing derby contest this year. 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. This is a scam because it creates a sense of urgency that your email and account will be blocked if you don’t click on the provided link. The link will try to collect some data, most likely your username and password.

CTS 4th Annual Phishing Tournament

Get Familiar with Identity Theft as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

September 30, 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). The Department of Homeland Security defines NCSAM as a “collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.” To this end, CTS uses this opportunity to educate the college campus on staying safe online.

Own it. Secure it. Protect it. 2019 National Cyber Security Awareness Month.