Blackboard Update Completed

November 21, 2018

The SUNY Oswego Blackboard instance was updated on Wednesday, November 21.

Upon accessing Blackboard for the first time after the update, you will be presented with the Blackboard “Privacy, cookies, and terms of use” statement.  If you agree to the terms of use, click “Agree & Continue.” It will look similar to the following.

2018 National Cyber Security Awareness Month Contest Winners

November 1, 2018

Campus Technology Services Phishing Tournament and Go for 2 Contests have come to a close! Thanks to everyone who participated. The winners of this year's tournaments are…

Visiting Assistant Professor Call for Computer Replacements Starts November 1

October 31, 2018

Visiting Assistant Professors (VAPs) can now request an updated computer. CTS announces this call every year to ensure VAPs have access to updated hardware and software. Computers can be replaced with either new or used equipment depending on VAP length of term in that role. This year’s call starts November 1 and ends on November 16.

New Printing Service Available in all Residence Halls

October 18, 2018

Residence Life and Housing and CTS have teamed together to bring new print services to the residence halls. Locations that did not already have a printer have had one installed at the front desk area for students to use. Printing utilizes the print quota system already in place throughout the campus.

Cybersecurity Advisor to Present "Making Security Simple: A Logical Approach to Safety"

October 16, 2018

On October 23rd at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Marano Auditorium, Paul Robinson, a Cybersecurity Solutions Advisor for GreyCastle Security, will speak about “Making Security Simple: A Logical Approach to Safety.” Paul will discuss practical tips for staying safe and securing your data in today's cyber landscape. The first 25 people to attend a session will receive a free T-shirt.

Week 2 CyberSecurity Theme - Make Your Home a Haven

October 12, 2018

Technology is more pervasive in our households than ever before, from the ‘smart’ thermostats that allow us to manage our energy usage remotely, to the wireless LED lights that can be programmed to do many different things. Malicious actors have increasingly targeted these devices because they are becoming widespread, and people struggle with how to configure them securely. And more than just these “Internet of Things” devices, the number of mobile devices like tablets and laptops in our homes is also increasing. It makes sense, then, to focus on the home and try to make it a haven for online safety.

October is National Cybersecurity Month

October 5, 2018

Our online security continues to be very important as we do more online in our professional and personal lives. National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) helps educate people on everyday things that could help make our online data more secure.

Technology Initiative Project (TIP) Applications Due October 12

October 5, 2018

Annual funding is provided by Campus Technology Services to support academic technology initiatives that relate to instruction, student usage, improving student usage, and/or improving student learning through the use of technology.

Go for 2 and Phishing Tournament Contests

October 3, 2018

To celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, CTS is currently holding two contests, the Go for 2 Enrollment Drawing and the Phishing Tournament!

The Go for 2 Enrollment Drawing requires faculty, staff, and students to enable 2-Step Authentication for their LakerApps email accounts to be eligible.