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    New snippets in OU Campus

    September 16, 2022

    The OIT web development team has created a variety of new snippets for use on UAF and System Office web pages. Training in OU Campus is required in order to gain edit access to university websites.
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    Register for OIT training courses

    September 16, 2022

    The Office of Information Technology offers a variety of training on enterprise applications for faculty, staff and student employees. Class formats vary.
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    Steve Meckel to serve as Acting CITO

    September 02, 2022

    Steve Meckel, OIT's executive officer, will serve as Acting CITO until the new CITO comes on board.
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    Online Security Training Courses

    September 02, 2022

    The University of Alaska Office of Information Technology has a series of online security training courses available for staff, faculty and students to learn from.
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    Use passphrases for added security

    August 19, 2022

    Strong passphrases (or passwords) are key to protecting your personal information online. Making your passwords as strong as possible helps keep your information, and the university's systems, more secure.
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    The Why's and How's of Multi-Factor Authentication

    August 19, 2022

    The university requires all employees to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) -- an online security step that helps prevent unauthorized access to university systems.
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    On-site forums with CITO finalists

    August 05, 2022

    The CITO search committee narrowed the field to four finalists, and on-site interviews and stakeholder meetings are being held in-person (Butrovich 109) and over zoom.
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    Update your UA online info

    August 05, 2022

    As we near the beginning of a new semester, now is a great time to clean up your UAOnline information and make sure everything is correct and up to date.
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    CITO finalists forums

    July 22, 2022

    The Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO) search committee has narrowed the search to four finalists. Visits for the first three candidates have been finalized and include open forums for staff to meet the candidates.
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    5 Ways to Spot a Phish

    July 22, 2022

    Phishing is a type of online attack in which the victim is sent emails that appear to be from an authentic source. The victim is usually asked for personal information, passwords, or money. It is one of the most common online threats.
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