What happened? The latest patch for Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 fixes a vulnerability being called “Broadpwn.” An attacker in proximity to unpatched devices can potentially take control of the device without the victim’s knowledge. This could include turning on the microphone or camera, or accessing data or photos on the phone. The patched vulnerability arises from […]
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Note from the Division of Information Technology. FIT issued Verizon phones are managed by the Telecommunications Team even though we have no reason to believe our information was part of the recently exposed security we have updated our information as we recommend all Verizon customers do.
On Monday, July 24 RCN will be on campus to perform maintenance to the cable TV infrastructure. Due to this work, there may be sporadic interruptions to cable TV services from noon to 5 PM. After the work is complete individuals may need to perform a Channel Scan or Channel Search again for your TV to […]
Restored July 24 at 4:48 PM All Kaufman Hall phone services have been restored. Original Message July 24 at 11:31 AM IT is working with our vendor to restore phone services to Kaufman Hall that may have been interrupted by the scheduled maintenance for today.
FIT has a High Definition Cable TV package provided by RCN. The Division of Information Technology provides support by repairing any broken cable jacks in the room. Not sure if your jack is working, follow our post How to Connect your TV to Cable. FIT Cable TV Channel Guide 2.1 WCBS HD (CBS) 2.2 Decades […]
We are continuing the practice of upgrading technology services and performing critical maintenance on FIT systems during Summer Fridays when the college is closed. On Friday, July 21 the Network team will be performing upgrades to the Network infrastructure during this time phone, wired and wireless internet services may experience interruptions in the following locations: […]
On Monday, July 24 at 7 AM the Telecommunication team in conjunction with our vendor will be performing upgrades to the fiber network. During this time phone services may be interrupted for approximately 30 minutes campus-wide. Questions? Comments? Email TechHelp@fitnyc.edu or call 212 217.HELP (4357). Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to improve and maintain FIT […]
On Tuesday, August 1, the Division of Information Technology will begin upgrading all FIT Windows computers to Internet Explorer 11 (IE11). Older versions of Internet Explorer—IE10 and lower—are no longer supported by Microsoft and will not receive security and other updates. IE11 is faster, more secure, and has more features than older versions. It is […]
On Tuesday, July 25 FIT will migrate our Financial System, BiTech, to the Cloud Environment. This upgrade will result in additional security and easier service management for the College. In preparation for the migration, BiTech will be unavailable from Thursday, July 20 at 2 PM through Tuesday, July 25 at 8 AM.