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Tech Tip: Tax Season Safety Tips

By quintsmith on February 21, 2018 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Tax season is here again, and that means it’s time for a refresher on keeping our data safe while we file our returns. During the process, the IRS will collect personally identifiable information (PII) that is commonly transmitted online. Potential thieves are aware of our vulnerabilities and are...

IT Service Rates on it.wustl

By Quinn Nichols on February 19, 2018 in News & Events

Through a variety of communications, projects and initiatives, you’ve likely heard about the growing need for IT to utilize a service costing model to determine technology service rates. WashU IT service owners and the Office of the CIO  are working diligently on this priority, with the intent of...

Video Replay: IT All Hands Covers Key Topics

By Quinn Nichols on February 19, 2018 in News & Events

WashU IT recently hosted a successful All Hands meeting on February 7. With more than 180 people attending, the conversation touched on some of IT’s biggest initiatives. Topics included, a Shared Services update, Administrative Systems Replacement roadmap program update, demand management, and th...

February 17 – SharePoint Outage

By allisonstewart on January 31, 2018 in Alerts, Announcements, News & Events

Washington University Information Technology will perform the next quarterly update which will cause SharePoint to be unavailable on February 17, 6 p.m. – February 18, 6 a.m. Existing content will not be lost, however, if there are SharePoint documents you wish to access during this planned...

WashU Celebrates National Data Privacy Day

By noemi.arraya on January 25, 2018 in Information Security, News & Events

January 28 is National Data Privacy Day. According to Stay Safe Online, an educational website sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day is observed in an effort to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. WashU stores,...

Email Safety Training Aims to Heighten Cyber Threat Awareness

By noemi.arraya on December 1, 2017 in News & Events

In November, the WashU Information Security Office (ISO) issued a mandatory email safety training in an effort to improve the university’s cyber defenses against phishing, a common cyber attack. The training focuses on identifying types of phishing schemes, recognizing the warning signs of scams ...