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Announcing the winner of the data privacy cartoon caption contest

Congratulations Timothy Campbell, the winner of the data privacy cartoon caption contest!

Timothy’s caption received the highest number of votes, and has been crowned the winner!

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Published: 19 Mar 2018

Internet service upcoming changes - March 22 and March 27

Please be advised that upcoming activities by IT Services later this month may cause a short interruption in Internet service. This work is a prerequisite for the implementation of a more performant network (Internet and research network) and safer computing for the McGill community. Details are in the grid below. 

We thank you for your patience and collaboration in supporting this initiative.

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Published: 15 Mar 2018

RESOLVED: Ongoing issues with telephone service in downtown McGill buildings

The telephone service has been restored to all downtown McGill buildings.

ORIGINAL MESSAGE: Posted on March 14 at 10:31 am

Service has been restored to McGill's PBX service after yesterday's outage, however, there are ongoing telephone problems in some buildings on the downtown campus.

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Published: 14 Mar 2018

Data Privacy Cartoon Caption Contest: Finalists announced and voting begins!

Congratulations to our three finalists!

Thank you for all your fantastic submissions to the Data Privacy Cartoon Caption Contest! Congratulations to our finalists Timothy Campbell, Marc Delesclefs and Marina Minh Nguyen.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

UPDATE: Webtop and UApply - problem resolved

UPDATE 10:45 AM: Webtop can now be accessed and documents can be updloaded in uApply.

Original message, February 22, 10 AM

Webtop and UApply are currently experiencing issues.  The technical team is working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. 

Impact:

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Published: 22 Feb 2018

RESOLVED: Problem accessing Lecture Recordings from myCourses

The problem reported earlier has now been resolved. Lecture recordings are once again accessible from myCourses.

Original announcement: There is currently a problem accessing lecture recordings from myCourses. Note that the actual recording of lectures is not affected, and all recordings should become available to students once the issue is resolved.

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Published: 19 Feb 2018

Data Privacy Cartoon Caption Contest

How clever are you when it comes to data privacy?

IT Services has a cartoon in need of a caption and we are hoping you can help! The cartoon is from the classic tale that most of us know: Cinderella. What most don’t know is what Cinderella’s story can tell us about data privacy.

IT Services is holding a contest open to all students, faculty and staff. We need your help to add a new spin to an old story. Who is speaking and what is being said? Well, that’s up to you.

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Published: 15 Feb 2018

Phishing scam: "McGill University [validate your email]"

A phishing scam is targeting the McGill community, with the subject "McGill University [validate your email ]". You are asked to click on a fraudulent link to update your Anti Virus and activate the shield.

Please DO NOT click on the link or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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Published: 12 Feb 2018

Speak up and shape the future of telecommunications at McGill!

   

Please take a few minutes to fill out the staff survey about telecommunications habits at McGill. 

For details, see the message below, sent to all staff on January 31, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

MRO message to all staff:

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Published: 9 Feb 2018

UPDATE: BitDefender Threat Scanner – Error message

UPDATE: The resolution of this issue is in progress. More information will follow soon. Thank you for your ongoing patience.

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Published: 6 Feb 2018

RESOLVED: Issues accessing some network drives on McGill's central file servers

UPDATE January 29th @ 11:40am: ISSUE HAS BEEN RESOLVED

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Original message:

Due to an issue with our file servers, some network drives are currently inaccessible. As a result, you may also experience issues trying to login to a computer on campus.

We are investigating the problem, and apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 29 Jan 2018

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