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Monday, October 26

The fifth and final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here. This week we are taking a look at the future of devices. #BeCyberSmart and know when these devices may turn into a hassle.

Monday, October 19

Our fourth week in Cybersecurity Awareness Month is dedicated to information about protecting sensitive data, in particular healthcare information.

Thursday, October 15

If you would like to help shape the future of computer and device support at Ohio University, consider joining the Computer & Device Support IT advisory community. Topics such as virtual desktops, digital signage, and devices managed by the University, including printers and computers, will be discussed.

Monday, October 12

Over the next few weeks, OIT Mac users should see their current antivirus solution (System Center Endpoint Protection or ESET Endpoint Antivirus) replaced with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for Mac. This change will occur automatically for University-managed Macs and no action is required to receive the new software.

Monday, October 12

2020 has vastly impacted how we work, learn, and socialize online. Although we have had to quickly adapt to rapid changes this year, we also must remain conscious of potential security vulnerabilities that may be prevalent. 

Monday, October 5

At Ohio University, we consider security to be a shared responsibility. There are multiple things to consider when protecting connected devices here at the university. Learn more about how to protect your systems and data.

Monday, September 28

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Ohio University has teamed up with the National Cybersecurity Alliance to become a Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion. Discussions, resources, and prizes will be available all month!

Wednesday, September 16

Document imaging and automated workflows play an important role in Ohio University’s strategic initiatives. If you would like to help shape the future of these vital IT services at Ohio University, consider joining the newly formed Document Imaging & Workflow IT Advisory Community. Membership is open to anyone at the University.

Tuesday, August 11

OIT’s Tech Ready website (techready.ohio.edu) puts everything students, instructors, staff, and families need to know about OHIO technology all in one place.

Thursday, August 6

Fall 2020 will be a semester unlike any other. The Office of Information Technology has been busy preparing for the fall and is committed to ensuring that OHIO faculty have the technology and tools they need for a successful semester. We have compiled some of our most important updates, changes, and tools for the fall semester.