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ITS to Expand Simulated Phishing Program

ITS employs a simulated phishing program to raise awareness and educate members of the University community about email phishing attacks. Users who click on links in the simulated emails are directed to a phishing education website. This program will increase from quarterly to monthly simulations and will start to include student recipients. October is Cybersecurity […]

Help Inform Students About Duo Requirement on Nov 10

SAIT is recommending that owners/managers of departmental software post alerts regarding the upcoming Duo 2FA requirement for students. This message may help student users avoid interruptions to important systems which can impact exams, jobs, or access to critical support services. Some of the systems that students log into with NetID are: HuskyCT CSD MyAccess PyraMed […]

Starting Aug 1: Office 365 May Require Duo 2FA

ITS Will Enable Microsoft 365 Security Feature to Identify “High Risk” Connections A new security feature will be rolled out to faculty, staff, and other employees on August 1, 2022. This feature will seek to identify “high risk” behaviors and apply additional security measures to prevent malicious connections. Employees can expect to occasionally authenticate with […]

FileLocker & Dropbox Retiring in 2022

Two UConn file transfer services will be retiring soon. Dropbox (dropbox.uconn.edu) — provides large file sharing for files up to 100GB. FileLocker (filelocker.uconn.edu) — a temporary file storage system that enables secure file sharing. ITS will formally retire both services in 2022. Going forward, Microsoft OneDrive can be used to securely request and share files […]