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Connect to eduroam Wi-Fi around the world
Connect to eduroam at any participating institution with your AccessID@wayne.edu email address and password.
Qualtrics update includes offline use and API access
Qualtrics users may now utilize the Qualtrics Offline App to gather information without internet access and the Qualtrics Application Programming Interface (API) to automate processes.
Talk like a pirate, but don't be one: Stay away from illegal downloading
Sept. 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and while we here at Computing & Information Technology are all for adding a good humored yarr or yo-ho-ho into the mix, we're not big fans of illegal downloading, also known as piracy.
C&IT awards 2017 scholarship to Michanda Gant
Congratulations Michanda! Learn more about the annual C&IT Scholarship at go.wayne.edu/citscholarship.
What the Equifax cyberattack means to you and how to respond
See Information Privacy Officer Michael Barnes' response to the Equifax data breach at blogs.wayne.edu/proftech.
Check out the latest student deals from Dell [PDF]
Find all current deals at Dell.com/Wayne.
Emergency cable maintenance
Xfinity TV service will be unavailable in WSU buildings from 2 to 5 p.m. today.
Faster two-factor authentication now available
USB authentication keys are now available for purchase at the C&IT Help Desk.
IT security: How to protect yourself from ransomware
Ransomware is a serious threat – thankfully there are a few easy ways you can protect yourself from downtime and financial (and reputational) loss.
2017 SPSS and SAS downloads are now available
The 2017 SPSS and SAS software products are now available for purchase through the Help Desk store at commerce.wayne.edu/helpdesk.
New File Upload feature lets Qualtrics surveyors collect non-standard data
Wayne State University Qualtrics users may now utilize the File Upload feature in their surveys thanks to a contract update with Qualtrics.
Familiarize yourself with sites before buying online
Online shopping is convenient, both for you and for cyber attackers. Heavy use periods like the holiday shopping season are open season for online attackers.
Skype for Business download available for macOS and PC
Skype for Business is now available for download as a desktop client for both macOS and Microsoft.
Don't get tricked: Cyber attacks are no treat
Protect yourself against identity theft
Identity theft is a very real threat and it may take years to recover if you ever find yourself a victim of fraud. In fact, it is one of the most common and costly crimes in the country.
Create and maintain secure passwords
It can be hard to keep track of all the passwords you're required to have today. School, work, banking, plus a handful of social media accounts – every corner of our life requires credentials that not only must be secure, but must be easy to remember.
Practice safe browsing habits every day
We spend most of our daily lives online, but none of the browsers, apps or devices we use are 100 percent secure. That’s why it’s important to practice safe browsing habits every day.
Guard your privacy when offline or traveling
Planning a vacation during the summer months? You may be more vulnerable when traveling, because a break from a regular routine or encounters with unfamiliar situations often result in less cautious behavior.
Do your part to prevent mobile device theft
Your laptop and smartphone are filled with personal data such as photos, banking information and passwords. If these devices fall into the wrong hands, the results can be more damaging than you think.
Five Reasons to Not Bring a Printer to School
Phishing Scams: How to Protect Yourself
Phishing scams typically come in the form of email, but they can also show up in social media and telephone calls or text messages. As an everyday user of modern technology, it is important that you take actions to protect yourself and those around you.
Tis the Season for the 12 Cyber-Scams of the Holidays
REMINDER: System and service availability during the Banner upgrade, Saturday, Nov. 30 Sunday, Dec. 1
Introducing Tech Solutions a new way for faculty to get help with Blackboard and more