Protecting the restricted data entrusted to the university and to The Ohio State University Medical Center is a critical part of the mission of IT@OSU. Last month we improved this protection by adding a new layer of security to email through ZixCorp. Email recipients do not need to do anything differently as a result of this change; however, select users may have begun seeing a footer that references Zix at the bottom of some emails as of March 1. … Read more at the full article: Protecting Your Data with ZixCorp Email Security
Category Archives: General Announcements
IT at OSU is a diverse environment. While we are all aware of the efficiencies gained by economies of scale, some areas of the university are so unique that individual technology solutions make the most sense. The IT Synchronization effort aims to find a balance, offering both standard and more specialization solutions with the goal of promoting effectiveness, furthering efficiency, and mitigating risk. … Read more at the full article: IT Synchronization Finds Value in Both Diversity and Synergy
We all know that The Ohio State University will NEVER ask for your password via email, phone, or any other method. Everyone knows that if you receive such a message, you should report it to email@example.com. The OSU community is aware that you NEVER reply to any email asking for your account information or other… Read more at the full article: Don’t Get Hooked! Hackers Latest Phishing Scheme Targets OSU
Each year the Innovate conference brings our faculty best practice ideas for their classrooms by showcasing the most effective uses of technology in teaching and learning at universities and colleges across the nation. As Ohio State’s commitment to enhancing teaching and learning with technology comes into focus this year with the development of The Office… Read more at the full article: Innovate Conference Pushes Learning Technology Beyond Experimentation
BuckeyeBox, Ohio State’s solution for a robust and intuitive cloud-based sharing system, launched for faculty and staff last month. The tool is being prepared for use in classrooms in the coming months, which will require ADA accessibility improvements, but units are wasting no time in utilizing BuckeyeBox for other purposes. It’s no surprise that the… Read more at the full article: BuckeyeBox Delivers Meaningful Improvements
The IT Service Desk and BuckeyeBar are closed on university holidays when offices are closed. From December 17 through January 4, the Service Desk will be open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. rather than 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday hours are unchanged. The Service Desk will also be closed December… Read more at the full article: IT Service Desk Semester Break Hours
Collaboration and information sharing is key to the success of our faculty, staff, and students. Many people across campus see the power of cloud-based storage tools to facilitate collaboration and research across OSU and with institutions around the world. In working with IT organizations across the campus, we recognized that coming together for a One… Read more at the full article: BuckeyeBox: Collaboration in the Cloud is Here!
A new basic cable service line-up is coming to the Columbus campus. The Office of the Chief Information Officer will launch the new line-up on Wednesday, December 19, between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM…. Read more at the full article: Columbus Campus Gets New Basic Cable Line-up December 19
Recognizing the importance of Learning Technology in the success of the University, the Office of Academic Affairs has tapped OCIO’s resources to create a new organization focused on the technological and pedagogical advancements in academics. This new organization will be led by Michael Hofherr, former senior director for learning technology in the Office of the… Read more at the full article: OCIO Learning Technologies will transform into “Office of Distance Education and eLearning”
Collaboration and information sharing is key to the success of our faculty, staff, and students. Many people across campus see the power of cloud-based storage tools to facilitate collaboration and research across OSU and with institutions around the world. In working with IT organizations across the campus, we recognized that coming together for a One… Read more at the full article: BuckeyeBox: Enterprise Cloud File Sharing & Collaboration is Coming in December!