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Oct. 14 Updates & Opportunities: IE 10, New Workshop, Win 10, #NCSAM

Sunset of IE 10 – January 12, 2016 Beginning January 12, 2016, Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.   Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 11 will become the sole Web browser version receiving support through patches and updates. This change leaves older browser versions extremely vulnerable to…

The Best Password Managers for 2015

Still taping your passwords to the back of your keyboard? Considering shoring up your defenses by using complex passwords and locking them in a safe place. PC Magazine ranks the best password managers for 2015.    …

August 4: UFIT Updates & Opportunities (DAS-Phase 3, FISMA Environment for UF, Wi-Fi Expansion, Workshops)

UF’s FISMA-Environment is Now Live  Research Shield, UF’s FISMA-compliant environment, is now operational.  With Research Shield or ‘ResShield’, UFIT has enabled the high-security guidelines mandated for data created, stored, or accessed by federal agencies and their entities. ResShield encompasses select virtual computing resources, including universally encrypted data and drives,…

UF Health Again Named “Most Wired” Hospitals

Congratulations to all of our IT Staff!  The Most Wired designation is a reflection of how well you have implemented systems and worked with our customers over the past few years.   I appreciate your efforts, teamwork and commitment to UF Health.  UF Health (UF Health Shands Hospital, UF Health…

June 25: UFIT Updates & Opportunities (Compliant Websites, Help for Instructors Creating Online Courses, Sunset of Remedy is Next Week!)

1. Make Sure UF Websites are Compliant All UF websites must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), specifically the federal Section 508 standards, which outline Web accessibility requirements. UFIT has resources available to help UF departments and units ensure compliance.  UF Web Services maintains an Accessibility Recommendations page…

May 5: UFIT Updates & Opportunities (McAfee Expiring/UFEM, P2P Streaming Video, Online Teaching Resources, ITSG)

UF McAfee Licenses Expire: September 2015 The university’s licenses for McAfee anti-virus is expiring in four months. UF’s replacement for this expiring functionality is UF Endpoint Management (UFEM). If not started already, university IT staff should be planning their UFEM deployment strategy to replace McAfee. UF’s license with McAfee will expire in September, 2015. → All…

April 7: Updates & Opportunities from UFIT (Online Teaching Resources Page, OneDrive Svc Update, Spring P2P is This Week, UF IT Awards Pgm)

Spring Peer-2-Peer is This Week!   Thursday, April 9   (Videoconference Recording Options, Email Systems at UF, TERMINALFOUR, and more) The Spring 2015 P2P will be held  Thursday morning, April 9 at the Levin College of Law (180 Holland Hall).   The presentation schedule is online:  http://www.it.ufl.edu/community/events/p2p/ New Online Teaching Resources Webpage Please…