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McGill IT Security Awareness: “Privacy” – this week’s featured module

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Privacy”. Register through myCourses

Published: 8Nov2016

Phishing scam: "incoming messages are withheld ... exceeded bandwidth"

There is a phishing email circulating purporting to be from "Customized Language Programs - McGill - SCS", with a message telling users: "Some of your incoming messages are withheld because you have exceeded the bandwidth limit". The email asks users to CLICK Here to re-login and retrieve missing messages.

Published: 7Nov2016

Power Tools in the WMS

6Dec201610:30
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12:00
Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Don’t miss out on the Web Service Group’s next special presentation: Power Tools in the WMS.  

Phishing scam: "Your November Salary Raise"

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to your November salary increase. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to download documents.

Published: 4Nov2016

Wireless network testing tonight, Oct 26 - 10pm to 2am

26Oct201622:00
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27Oct201602:00

IT Services will be doing some testing of the wireless network, over a 4-hour period from 10:00 pm on Wednesday, October 26 to 2:00 am on Thursday, October 27.

Network file server moving to Windows Server 2012 R2

27Oct201621:00
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30Nov201623:00

IT Services will be moving the central file server to a new Windows Server 2012 R2 cluster. The migration will be done in increments, by data volume, over the course of several weeks.

myMcGill portal downtime 4:30 pm October 18 to 10:00 am October 19

18Oct201616:30
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19Oct201610:00

The myMcGill portal will be unavailable for an urgent maintenance operation, beginning on Tuesday, October 18 at 4:30 pm and ending on Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00 am.

Hey McGill - Who's up for a Fall Photo Contest?

IT Services is looking to enhance our Office 365 portal login page with McGill campus-life photos.

The Office 365 portal (https://portal.office.com)
<< shown here, is where hundreds of McGill people sign in daily to access email via Outlook on the web, OneDrive file storage, Yammer, Video @ McGill, and other free services for McGill students, faculty and staff. 

What better way to showcase your talent and attract recognition from the whole McGill community?

Published: 20Oct2016

VPN update: Cisco AnyConnect client update to version 4.2, October 26, 2016

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 there will be an update to the Cisco AnyConnect application, used to connect to McGill’s Virtual Private Network.

This update is a maintenance release that includes enhancements and resolves some known issues with the earlier version.

Windows and Linux:
For Windows and Linux users, the new version, v4.2, will be automatically installed when you attempt to connect to securevpn.mcgill.ca.

Published: 18Oct2016

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Hacked” – this week’s featured module

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Hacked”. Register through myCourses

Published: 4Oct2016

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