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SharePoint Quarterly Patch Schedule Starting Soon

By bethanybooher on January 26, 2016 in Alerts, Announcements, Uncategorized

The 2019-2020 schedule can be found here. The Washington University IT SharePoint team is adopting a quarterly patch installation schedule for 2016 and 2017 that integrates regular updates to the SharePoint systems. This schedule has been set in order to minimize downtime required for system upda...

Olin Launches Center to Analyze Big Data

By bethanybooher on December 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

The Olin Business School formally launched the Center for Customer Analytics and Big Data (CCABD) on September 28, with an event titled “Big Data Dilemmas & Little Data Discoveries: Understanding the Data-Driven World & its Outcome Value to Your Business.” In his opening remarks, CCABD di...

WashU IT Deploys Security Platform Developed by WashU Alumnus

By bethanybooher on December 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

You may have seen the ‘orange umbrella of protection’ digital signs around campus or maybe you encountered the red ‘blocked page’ screen when trying to access a webpage that has been identified as malicious. This month, WashU IT deployed OpenDNS, a cloud-based security platform that blocks malwar...

WashU IT Website Scanning Launched

By bethanybooher on December 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

Washington University has over 3,000 websites and each could be vulnerable to remote access from criminals and hackers. To mitigate our risk of these attacks, the WashU Information Security Office (ISO) will begin conducting scans of web servers and websites. This proactive measure will expose we...

Coming Soon: Two-Factor Authentication

By bethanybooher on December 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

WashU IT will soon deploy a two-factor authentication service to authenticate off-campus access to HRMS, AIS, and the research gateway. This security software will enable WashU users to secure their logins during remote access of these WashU systems using their mobile phones, further protecting a...