Category Archives: Vulnerabilities
Training Tip: Learn with Lynda at UChicago

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps you advance your business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda at UChicago is service available…

Training Tip: Take a Shortcut in Office

Keyboard shortcuts can help you accomplish routine tasks more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using a touchscreen and are an essential…

Training Tip: Create Safe and Trustworthy Emails

When sending emails, it is important to ensure the recipient views your message as safe and legitimate, so they will read the contents and take action as needed. There are…

Training Tip: IT Services Is Here to Help

Whether your computer needs a checkup, you need help installing or updating software, or you’re seeking advice on the best secure file sharing solution, IT Services is here to help…

Training Tip: Don’t Get Fooled by Phishing

A phishing scam is a legitimate-looking email that appears to come from a well-known and trustworthy organization or website but is really an attempt to gather personal and financial information…

March 2018

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO March 2018 Identity assurance pilot starting in March: IT Services, in conjunction with the Research and Education Federations group (REFEDS), has…

Training Tip: Get to Know Your Computer

There are several pieces of information that are helpful to keep on hand if you are making changes or need assistance with your computer. Knowing your computer’s operating system is…

CredSSP Flaw in DRP (remote desktop protocol) affects all Versions of Windows

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP) that affects all versions of Windows to date and could allow remote attackers to exploit RDP and…

Training Tip: Simplify Teamwork with Box

The University of Chicago has partnered with Box to deliver file sharing services to all faculty, staff, and students. Box is a cloud-based storage service that provides unlimited free, online…

Training Tip: Travel Safely this Spring Break

Whether you are traveling around the U.S. or abroad for spring break, there are some tech tips you can apply to your mobile devices to ensure you have a safe…

Training Tip: Create Strong Passwords

Passwords are used to access many online services, both at the University of Chicago and for personal banking, e-commerce, social networking, and beyond. Creating a strong password is your first…

February 2018

Updates fromthe Associate Vice President for IT and CIO February 2018 Audio and video upgrades enhance classrooms for instructors: IT Services completed nine additional classroom audiovisual (AV) upgrades over winter break,…

Training Tip: Get Outlook on your Mobile Device

For everyone using Microsoft Office 365, a group of cloud-based applications, the Outlook mobile app makes it easy for you to access your UChicago email account. Send and receive email,…

Training Tip: Stay Connected with Flexible Phone Features

Do you love staying connected on the go? The University of Chicago’s phones offer many functions beyond those of a traditional phone. With most University phones, you can use the…

Training Tip: WebEx Engagement

IT Services is kicking off a Training Tip Tuesday series by highlighting a recent blog post by Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Cole Camplese on…

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