3 New Productivity Features of Windows 10

November 13, 2017

Kate, a faculty member, was excited to receive an email that her new computer was ready to be installed.  She arranged a date and time for Ed to deliver and install it. While there, Ed had Kate log in to introduce her to the new Windows 10 operating system.  Kate was really surprised how much it looked and functioned like Windows 7. Other than the quicker boot time, she could barely tell it was a different operating system.

National Cyber Security Month a Success

November 10, 2017

Last month was National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and CTS did a lot to promote it and bring about more awareness to things everyone should be made aware of to be safer online.

We ran two contests - our 2nd Annual Phishing Derby and our Go For 2- Two Step Authentication contest. The winners were:

Visually Manage Your Projects With Microsoft Project

November 10, 2017

CTS is happy to announce that Microsoft Project is available to install on all SUNY-owned computers at no charge to departments.  If you are interested in installing it on your faculty or staff SUNY-owned computer, there is an easy self-install option available (see info below).

4 Easy Steps to a Social Media Makeover

November 3, 2017

Even if you already consider yourself adept at social media, consider some simple ways that you can make yourself more secure. Lower your risk of identity theft and embarrassment with these tips.

Google Shared Drive and What it Can Do For You

November 3, 2017

Google Team Drive LogoSo you are asked to be a project manager for a 1 year pilot program.

Using the Blackboard Mobile App

October 26, 2017

The free Blackboard app allows students to use their mobile devices to stay connected to Blackboard Learn, and is available for iOS, Android, and Windows devices.  It has many services and features students will find very useful.

Blackboard mobile app menu featuring activity stream, courses, and test scores.

New Ransomware Threat – Update your Windows Systems!

May 12, 2017

A new email phishing threat is circulating that could install ransomware on unpatched Windows systems.  Ransomware encrypts documents and files on your system and network file shares, rendering them unusable until a ransom is paid to the attacker.  Infected email attachments are delivering this malware, and once a victim’s system is compromised, the infection can spread rapidly to other workstations.  This new ransomware has already shut down