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.

New Email Scam Targets Students

September 19, 2019

A significant number of students have received an email claiming to be from “Dickey Elliot Douglas” that contains a vaguely described job offer (as displayed below). 

Student Printing Updates - LakerPrint Locations and Quotas

August 26, 2019

The new student print system, LakerPrint, went into production at the start of the Spring 2019 semester.  It was designed with the goals of creating a more mobile, secure and sustainable print environment.  The system allows you to print to the “LakerPrint Cloud” from computers, mobile phones, tablets and Chromebooks.  Documents can then be released at any

Blackboard Upgrade 8/22

August 21, 2019

The SUNY Oswego Blackboard instance will receive an upgrade on Thursday, August 22 from 12:01 am - 7:00 am.  During this time, Blackboard will be unavailable.The upgrade is necessary to move Blackboard to a new version.  New features will be introduced in this version including voice-recorded feedback assessments, mobile device optimizations, and the accessibility tool, Ally.  

The New SUNY Oswego Single Sign-On

August 19, 2019

In an effort to improve performance and reliability, Campus Technology Services (CTS) will be performing an upgrade to our Single Sign-On application on August 20th from 6:30 am to 8 am. Single Sign-On is used to sign into such services as myOswego, Blackboard, and the SUNY HR Portal.

During the upgrade, access to these services may be sporadically available during the allotted time. is now LinkedIn Learning

July 2, 2019

LinkedIn Learning featuring content will soon become LinkedIn Learning

June 13, 2019