The average person spends eleven hours connected to the internet every day. From banking to chatting with friends, uploading a paper on Canvas to registering for classes, there is really no limit to the things we do on a daily basis online. Almost every single resource we use—from Facebook to Wayne Connect—is secured with a password.
C&IT is investigating scam phone calls that appear to come from Wayne State phone numbers (e.g. 313-577-0000) and include pre-recorded messages claiming to be the IRS, notifications about extended warranties, and other types of solicitation. If you receive a fraudulent call like this, please report it to C&IT using the Report Spam Calls form on tech.wayne.edu/forms/telephone so that we may block the number.
Your first student loan can be intimidating—How do you make payments? Should you consolidate? Do you qualify for forgiveness? Scammers know that this information is confusing for first-time money borrowers, and they take advantage of the situation to trick you into giving up personal information or even money on the internet.
October is the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and although Wayne State C&IT is committed to helping you stay safe on the internet year-round, this month we want to spread the word about online scams targeting students.
Wayne State University Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President of Computing & Information Technology Daren Hubbard was presented the Real McCoy award in technology from the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) at their annual ceremony Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.
Wayne State University Computing & Information Technology partnered with the Office of the Provost, Enrollment, and Marketing and Communications to create a virtual experience for recruiting new students at country-wide events.
Construction on the new Wayne State University Computing & Information Technology data center is almost complete, with electrical and mechanical systems estimated to be completed before December and the facility ready to be turned over to the university by the end of the year.
In addition to switching to a new provider, we are updating access points across campus and adding additional access points to areas with known connectivity issues. Over the next two years, we will invest over $4 million to deploy more than 4,000 access points across 100+ buildings.
C&IT's James Lee was honored for his collaboration with Jeremy Potts (Admissions) to create the Transcript Import Manager which let WSU process over 48,000 applicant documents! Keep up the good work, James.