Google Team Drive and What it Can Do For You

Nov 03, 2017

Google Team Drive LogoSo you are asked to be a project manager for a 1 year pilot program. You have a committee to work with, and want to use Google Drive to share all relevant files with the group. Everything from meeting agendas, minutes, and workflows could be shared with the committee.

Using the Blackboard Mobile App

Oct 26, 2017

Blackboard App Logo

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.

New Ransomware Threat – Update your Windows Systems!

May 12, 2017 | Security

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 hospitals in Europe (https://www.nytimes.co

Significant Changes to INB Banner on the Horizon

Apr 12, 2017 | Uncategorized

There are significant changes coming to INB Banner in the next few months due to Oracle's plans to de-support Oracle Forms. Ellucian is replacing each INB Banner form with a Banner 9 Administrative Page ( aka Transformed Form ).

Microsoft to Issue Patch Today (4/11) for Banking Malware

Apr 11, 2017 | Security

A new twist on an old threat tactic could allow hackers to compromise your computer and steal your information. As with similar campaigns, infected Microsoft Office documents are sent as attachments in spam emails. However, no interaction is required on the part of the victim this time around. When the document is opened, the vulnerability spreads, making it a nastier technique. The latest versions of the malicious documents have been installing the Dridex banking Trojan, which can steal your banking credentials and other sensitive data.

Windows 10 Being Piloted in Select Labs, Classrooms, and Offices

Mar 17, 2017 | Featured Software

CTS is excited to announce the official arrival of Windows 10 to the campus.  By way of a pilot project, we have rolled out Windows 10 to specific labs and advanced technology classroom computers as well as to some faculty and staff machines to be tested for compatibility with campus technical services.  This was done over spring break.  

Qualtrics Survey Software Now Available For Campus Use

Mar 01, 2017 | Uncategorized

Qualtrics is software that lets you create surveys for research, customer service, employee insights, etc.  Qualtrics is accessed from the Web so there is no actual software to install on your device.  With a web browser, you can access your surveys and data from anywhere you have an Internet connection.

Qualtrics is available to all faculty, staff, and students.  Some faculty are already using it for research studies being conducted with their students.