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Essentials to Avoid Online Scams (video)

Essentials to Avoid Online Scams (video) (October 6, 2015)

If you don't know how to read URLs and how to identify EV certs, watch the video! read more

October Security Awareness

October Security Awareness (October 6, 2015)

Create a culture of cyber security. This October, spend 10 minutes a week getting new ideas to stay safer online. read more

Help Cornell be a Cyber Security Champion! (October 1, 2015)

In celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, on October 1, all faculty and staff received the following IT Security News update. Watch the Video. Help out the good guys! Cornell's IT... read more

IT@Cornell Annual Showcase (October 1, 2015)

The second IT@Cornell Annual Showcase, in which we highlight our key accomplishments over the past year, is now online. Some of the highlights from FY15 include Cornell’s leadership in cloud... read more will no longer support IE8 or earlier (October 1, 2015) will be implementing a new navigation on their homepage in the next two weeks. Some users may already see the new navigation, but rollout of the new navigation will continue for the next... read more

IT Scavenger Hunt Sends CIT Teams Around Cornell’s Campus (September 29, 2015)

On Friday, September 25, 2015 seven teams squared off against each other in the first annual IT Selfie Scavenger Hunt on Cornell’s campus! Teams set out to find various targets all over campus and... read more

CIT to Host Free Webinar Viewings of the EDUCAUSE 2015 Annual Conference (September 28, 2015)

Tap into the "best thinking in higher education IT" without leaving Ithaca. From October 28 - 30, 2015, CIT will host free webinar session viewings of the EDUCAUSE 2015 Annual Conference.  Sessions... read more

Cornell United Way Kick-Off Event October 2 (September 24, 2015)

Please join CIO Ted Dodds, Cornell’s United Way campaign chair, to the campaign Kickoff on Friday, October 2, from 12:00-1:00pm in the Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room, featuring remarks from... read more

Remedy V9.0 Upgrade Rescheduled (September 24, 2015)

The Remedy upgrade to V9.0 has been rescheduled for Saturday Oct 3. CIT postponed the upgrade due to the length of time that was necessary for the outage. The vendor has been able to reduce the... read more

Cornell United Way campaign seeks campaign volunteers (September 24, 2015)

Cornell’s United Way campaign is looking for campus colleagues who care about our local communities, and want to help CU United Way this fall.   The campaign needs volunteers for two to three... read more

Expand Your Database Knowledge with (September 24, 2015)

Learn how to use databases like SQL servers, Microsoft Access, FileMaker Pro, and more. Understand fundamentals like the MySQL language, then learn to execute, functions, and stored... read more

Enterprise Directory change relating to preferred name (September 17, 2015)

In order to comply with new federal regulations and an Employee Assembly resolution, and at the request of the Department of Inclusion & Workforce Diversity, beginning on September 25, 2015 at... read more

PeopleSoft’s Campus Solutions system moves to AT&T (September 17, 2015)

Cornell successfully transferred PeopleSoft’s Campus Solutions system to AT&T on July 27, 2015 in a move to find a comprehensive, fully managed solution including PeopleSoft maintenance,... read more

See a FAKE login page targeting Cornellians (September 15, 2015)

There are undoubtedly many copies of and CUWebLogin pages out there in the wild on the Internet, trying to trick people into giving away their NetID email/password combinations.... read more

Institute for Internet Culture, Policy, and Law coming to Cornell September 15–17 (September 10, 2015)

The Institute for Internet Culture, Policy and Law at Cornell is offering a deep discount to Cornell faculty and staff. For half-price rate, register now at Some of the most... read more

Remedy Enhancements: Available Now (September 4, 2015)

The Remedy Service Management team would like to announce the following new features/functionality to Remedy Ondemand application: 1. New Column Fields: From the Incident Management Console you can... read more

What's Coming for Remedy Users on September 21st, Remedy V9.0 Upgrade (September 4, 2015)

Version 9.0 of Remedy is scheduled to be available to users on Sept 21, with the new version comes 5 changes to the user interface.      1. Incident Templates: If you are currently using incident... read more

Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility Annual Meeting 9/15 (September 3, 2015)

Experience the latest developments in the world of Nanotechnology at Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility's (CNF) Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The event will feature... read more

ITReads Group Selects Book for the next session beginning September 28th (September 3, 2015)

Join the ITReads book club as it reads its next selection:  Leaders Make the Future by Bob Johansen To make participation easier, each week we will discuss a few chapters via online conversation in... read more

Data on the 2015 CornellX MOOCs (August 27, 2015)

Last spring, CornellX launched its second four MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) via EdX. The courses are free to anyone in the world with Internet access, and students can opt to receive a... read more

Two-Factor Authentication Now Available for Valuable Online Assets (August 21, 2015)

Two-Step Login is Cornell's two-factor authentication service using cloud-based technology licensed from Duo Security Inc. Departments are encouraged to add this extra layer of security to valuable... read more

Confluence wiki moved to AWS (August 20, 2015)

The Confluence wiki at and its associated database have been running at Amazon Web Services since July 12th.  The move to Amazon servers brings new capabilities to... read more

Lecture recording options for Fall 2015 (August 20, 2015)

Instructors interested in recording their lectures for students to use in reviewing class content have the following options this semester: VideoNote is a service that will record lectures, index... read more

Learn Design on (August 20, 2015)

Whether you are a beginner looking to learn design software or an experienced designer looking to learn new skills and tips has the course for you. Adobe Pen Tool: FundamentalsLearn how to... read more

IT Service Desk Extended Hours and Locations for 2015 Fall Events (August 20, 2015)

The IT Service Desk will be open for extended hours and additional campus locations for the return of students starting Friday, August 21, 2015. Please find the extended IT Service Desk hours and... read more

Blackboard Info Days and Workshops (August 13, 2015)

Faculty and staff are welcome to stop by at their convenience during the times listed below to ask any questions about Blackboard or other technologies Academic Technologies supports for... read more

SharePoint Online training classes (August 13, 2015)

Want to learn how to create and manage a team site in SharePoint Online?  Or how to take your team site to the next level and increase user adoption?  Register now for SharePoint Online training... read more

Windows 10 and IT service compatibility (August 10, 2015)

With the recent release of Windows 10, members of the IT@Cornell community are testing campus services to see whether they will run properly under the new operating system.  Regular backups and... read more

New and improved technology for Animal Health Diagnostic Center (August 7, 2015)

The Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) converted their existing Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from UVIS to VetView this past weekend. UVIS was an Oracle Forms and Reports... read more

Changes on the way for Outlook on the web (August 6, 2015)

Microsoft has announced that beginning in the first week of September, faculty and staff should start to see some changes to their email and calendar on the web at (formerly... read more

Direct request to reset Audix passwords (August 6, 2015)

The IT Service Desk is now accepting requests to reset personal Audix passwords directly from customers as part of an initiative to streamline central support processes. From this point forward,... read more

Kickoff Meeting - Remedy with “MyIT” (July 31, 2015)

“MyIT” is Remedy’s new customer web portal. To learn more about this, come to a kick-off meeting organized by the IT Service Management Team on August 10 from 9:30–11:30am. All are welcome to attend... read more

One file, many editors (July 30, 2015)

Big improvements to several Cornell services mean it's never been easier to work as a team when reviewing and editing Microsoft Office documents and many other types of files.  You can now use... read more

SD-SIG: Birman to speak about mission critical applications 8/6 (July 28, 2015)

Software developers (or anyone with an interest in software development) will want to make sure to attend the next Software Development Special Interest Group (SD-SIG) meeting. Professor Ken Birman,... read more

Remedy with "MyIT" (July 23, 2015)

Last week we provided you with an update about Remedy’s new user interface called “Smart IT;” this week we want to introduce you to Remedy’s new customer web portal application called “MyIT.” The... read more

Web Application Vulnerability Scanner Now Available (July 23, 2015)

The Cornell IT Security Office (ITSO) recently acquired Rapid7 AppSpider Enterprise for web application vulnerability scanning. The AppSpider Enterprise console allows users to perform an array of... read more

PeopleSoft upgrade and outage July 23-27 (July 22, 2015)

The PeopleSoft upgrade has been completed successfully. Student Center and Faculty will be available at 12 noon today, as scheduled. The rest of PeopleSoft is now available. read more

Unlimited storage in Cornell Box 7/27 (July 21, 2015)

The Cornell Box team is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, July 27, 2015, all Cornell Box accounts will have unlimited storage. This improvement is built on changes in Box's distribution of... read more

Programming Languages on (July 20, 2015)

Learn a new programming language or gain some advanced skills through courses. Code ClinicChoose from over ten courses that focus on solving problems using different programming languages... read more

Join the first annual IT@Cornell Selfie Scavenger Hunt! (July 16, 2015)

From the IT@Cornell Leadership Committee When: July 31, 2015 from 10am to 12pm (9:30am registration opens) Where: Cornell Campus! (The Hunt Begins at G10 Biotech) How well do you know the Cornell... read more

New in Cornell Box: Edit Office documents with Office Online (July 16, 2015)

If you have Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files stored in Cornell Box ( you can now edit them using the convenience of Office Online. When looking at a list of files, just... read more

New professional development opportunities on the way through SkillSoft (July 16, 2015)

Recent employee surveys have indicated that many members of the Cornell community are eager for ways to enhance their professional knowledge. Cornell’s SkillSoft service has a depth and breadth of... read more

Remedy with Smart IT (July 16, 2015)

BMC, the vendor who creates Remedy, will be delivering a new user interface this fall called Smart IT. This new interface provides a modern service management experience with a more knowledgeable and... read more

View Speakers and Workshops from IT@Cornell Conference (July 15, 2015)

If you were unable to attend the IT@Cornell Community Conference in the morning please check out our two morning sessions:Cornell's Past: The Creation of the InternetThe Future of Technology in... read more

View Workshops from IT@Cornell Conference (July 15, 2015)

If you were unable to attend a workshop at the IT@Cornell Community Conference we have a selection of workshops that are available to view online. MOOCs and MoreaA discussion on what we have learned... read more

Need to get a message to Cornell staff? Remember Yammer. (July 13, 2015)

If you have a service or information you are trying to promote to Cornell employees, make sure to include the Cornell Network in Yammer as one of your channels.  Since last winter, more than 2,000... read more

FY16 Rates for IT Services (July 9, 2015)

FY16 rate changes and additions for the following IT services: •  EZ-Backup•  Shared File Services•  Video Services / AV Support•  VM’s / Physical Servers•  Voice and Data EZ-Backup EZ-Backup is an... read more

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