Stories tagged with: Office of Information Technology

OIT issues reminders to help identify malicious emails

January 13, 2023 With phishing scams on the rise, it is important to be able to detect tactics commonly used by cybercriminals to lure you into disclosing your personal information.

Recordings of learning management system vendor demos available, feedback requested

January 12, 2023 Recordings of learning management system (LMS) vendor demonstrations held earlier this week are now available for viewing and feedback on the LMS Evaluation website.

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LMS vendor demonstrations to be held Jan. 9-11

January 6, 2023 Vendors who responded to the learning management system (LMS) request for proposal (RFP) will provide demonstrations to the Ohio University community on Jan. 9, 10, and 11.

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Important information for OHIO researchers about Data Management Plans

January 5, 2023 Learn more about federal funder's grant requirements for Data Management Plans (DMPS) and what resources are at your disposal, including DMP templates.

Semester start technology message provides helpful information for OHIO instructors

January 4, 2023 The Office of Information Technology is providing information for OHIO instructors on how to best leverage technology to enhance their spring semester courses.

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Microsoft Authenticator app for Apple Watch to be discontinued in January

January 4, 2023 Microsoft has announced that Apple Watch will no longer be compatible with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) due to a security update.

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Faculty and Advising Center updates to improve performance and stability

December 9, 2022 The Office of the University Registrar and Office of Information Technology have been working to make small updates to the Faculty and Advising Center to improve the performance of the system.

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LMS vendor demonstrations planned for January

December 1, 2022 Vendors who responded to the learning management system LMS) request for proposal (RFP) have been invited to provide demonstrations to the University community in early January.

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OIT reaches out to community to share STEM career options

November 29, 2022 The Office of Information Technology staff are spending time talking to high school students about careers in IT, which OIT said are more accessible than some students realize.

OIT recommends practices to safely shop online this holiday season

November 25, 2022 All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay secure this holiday season by implementing these practices when shopping online. 

OIT offers recommendations for securely storing data

November 12, 2022 The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has created resources to help you navigate data storage and transmission in a secure and efficient manner.  

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Electronic W-2 forms: ensure your preference is set up in MPI

November 12, 2022 If you have successfully migrated to Azure MFA and have received an electronic W-2 form previously or would like to begin receiving an electronic form, you will need to update your selection.

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Spring Blackboard updates announced

November 12, 2022 Instructors using third-party tools in Blackboard may need to rebuild some course content over Winter Break as vendors continue to upgrade their technology.

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Information from OIT: macOS Ventura now available to OHIO users

October 23, 2022 The Office of Information Technology (OIT) recommends that users always run the most current version of macOS, which offers improved functionality and keeps devices compliant with OHIO’s Information Security Standards. 

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month concludes: Ensure your software is up to date

October 23, 2022 The Office of Information Technology would like to remind all OHIO faculty, staff, and students to keep their software updated on both their personal and University devices. 

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