October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and as we close the month out it seems like whoever decided back in 2004 that NCSAM would occur every October must have had a crystal ball tuned directly to 2020. Never before has information security been so clearly a front-and-center topic. There are several reasons for […]
Most services and websites now also offer a mobile application. Apps that run on a tablet or mobile device have their own set of permissions to access that device or to access the data in the accounts you might use to log in. Your mobile device could be filled with suspicious apps running in the […]
Any device that connects to the internet is vulnerable to risks. The best defense is to keep all device security software, web browsers, and operating systems up to date. If you don’t want to have to remember to do this or keep an eye out for when updates are available simply set your systems to […]
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a nationwide effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and help provide the resources we all need to be safer and more secure online. Everyone at FIT can play an important role to prevent a cyberattack here at the college or at home […]
Starting October 13, 2020, any file put into a Google Drive My Drive trash will be automatically deleted 30 days from the date the file was moved to trash. Any files already in a user’s trash on October 13 will remain there for 30 days. After the 30-day period, files that have been in the […]
You’ll see a lot of warnings about the importance of installing antivirus software. There are a lot of competing pieces of software on the market, and we’d like to help you understand what computer viruses are, how your machine can become infected, and how anti-virus software works. It’s important to note that Macs and PCs […]
In early June, we retired student Home Directories and moved all files to students’ home directories files to their Google Drives. As we continue with remote learning for fall, we are delighted to announce that we are proactively moving all employees’ home directory documents to Google Drive. We will begin the migration on August 20, […]
Starting Fall 2020, FIT is providing full-featured Webex hosting accounts to all our students, staff, and faculty members. Additionally, Webex is being upgraded with video breakout rooms, co-hosting abilities, and a more intuitive user interface, among other enhancements for colleges and universities.
Fall 2020 Restart Guide for Students
On Friday, July 24, 2020, we completed phase 1 of our IT website redesign. With phase 1 of our redesign, we’ve created a more streamlined design as well as improved our website search function and added pages for our top-searched services, Blackboard, MyFIT, and more.