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(Nov. 13) Updates & Opportunities: Canvas Evening + Saturday Classes, GL ‘Webmail’ Retirement, Win2003, Free lynda.com, UFEM

Evening, Saturday Class Options Added!  Workshops Available to Support Transition to Canvas UFIT began offering three new Canvas workshops this month.  All three are being offered multiple times in November and December, including sessions scheduled in the evenings and on Saturday.  View the training schedule here: https://training.it.ufl.edu/calendar/.  Please let the…

Sept. 23: UFIT Updates & Opportunities (GatorBox, myIT, Tech Fair)

GatorBox Research Computing has launched GatorBox, an enhanced storage option for research.  GatorBox features a dropbox-like interface provided by ownCloud software. The new interface offers a convenient and familiar interface as well as desktop and mobile clients, with simple file sync and share functionality. esearch Computing is hosting a GatorBox…

UF IT Update Opportunities

CANVAS BOOT CAMPS and SEMINARS – Support for the Transition to UF’s New Course Management System To assist faculty and academic staff with the transition from Sakai, UFIT is offering three-hour “Canvas Boot Camps” and 30-minute “Canvas Transition” seminars. Canvas Boot Camp This is a comprehensive, three-hour workshop. Instructors…

article by local Gainesville security pro

Tech Insight: Making Data Classification Work Data classification involves much more than simply buying a product and dropping it in place. Here are some dos and don’ts. The topic of data classification is one that can quickly polarize a crowd. The one side believes there is absolutely no way…

myUFL Update Saturday April 5th with Client OS & Browser Impacts

From: Caruthers,Tiffany On Behalf Of Gruber, David W Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 11:33 AM To: it-directors-l@lists.ufl.edu Cc: Harden,Peter J Subject: myUFL Update Saturday April 5th with Client OS & Browser Impacts IT Directors, UFIT has scheduled an additional production outage for myUFL to apply new…

UFIT Update

Decision Day: Friday, February 14 – Extraordinary System Loads This Week On February 14, approximately 25,000 freshmen applicants receive UF’s admission decisions.  After 6 p.m. this Friday, students can go online and check to see if they are the newest Gators. Decision Day brings an extraordinary increase of…

Cyber Self-Defense Workshop for Faculty and Staff

This two hour workshop is designed to raise awareness of faculty and staff on such topics as safe web browsing, preventing malware infections, recognizing phishing scams, encrypting and backing up files, and wireless security. The class covers discussion topics that get participants thinking about how to protect their personal and…

UFIT Updates & Opportunities (December 4)

New Phishing Scam Alert – GatorLink Password Reminder A new email scam is making the rounds on campus, reminding people to store a ‘forgot password’ hint in the myUFL portal.  The link redirects to a fake UF website. Please make your department/divisional members aware of this scam:  https://alerts.it.ufl.edu/#2572 2014…