Archive for January 2013

We're now in Solano!

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Most of the Technology & Communication staff are now located in Solano 2. (The Help Desk and some of the direct support team are still located in Broome Library, Sage Hall, Madera, and Bell Tower.) We really appreciate having this great space to do our work. Feel free to come by and say hello!

Teaching with Technology News

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About a year ago, Jill Leafstedt created a "Scoop It" page to post links to interesting articles and blog posts about Teaching with Technology. Generously, she has allowed me to contribute to it as well. There has been so much news related to this area in recent weeks! If you're interested, take a look and sign up for the page - we hope you find it useful: http://www.scoop.it/t/blended-learning-csuci

January 2013 - secureCI Monthly Security Newsletter Now Available

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secureCI, CI's monthly information security awareness newsletter is now available for viewing. Please follow this link to view the January issue of secureCI.

Sharing Documents in CI Docs

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CI Docs is a powerful service for creating and collaborating on documents, spreadsheets and presentations within the CI community.


The powerful sharing features in CI Docs enable users to share documents with one or more CI students, faculty and staff for real-time collaboration. It's just as easy for CI Docs users to share their documents with friends and colleagues outside of CI. 

Want to learn more? Take a look at the brief guide on how to share documents using CI Docs. We'll be publishing additional guides to using CI Docs throughout the spring 2013 semester. 

New Privacy Awareness Video Now Available!

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SANS and EDUCAUSE have developed a free privacy awareness video that colleges and universities can use during Data Privacy Month in January, and throughout the year, in their privacy education and training efforts. High and low resolution versions of the video are available.

Attackers Using Fake Chrome Updates to Lure Victims

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Google patched nearly two dozen security vulnerabilities in Chrome on Thursday and a day later attackers have begun circulating fake Google Chrome updates that actually are part of a scam related to the Zeus botnet and is designed to steal online banking credentials, among other things.  Follow this link to view the full article from Threatpost.

The Year Ahead in IT, 2013

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From Lev Gonick, formerly of Cal Poly Pomona and CSU Monterey Bay and now CIO at Case Western University, comes this excellent essay - http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/01/03/predictions-about-higher-ed-technology-2013-essay.

Security Vulnerability Found in Microsoft's Internet Explorer

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Internet Explorer users beware, there is a new zero day (previously unknown, unpatched vulnerability) attack targeting your browser.  Follow this link to view the details and what you can do at this time.