Communications Archive

ITS Launches New Mobile Service Center

The new ITS Service Center Cart provides mobile walk-up support to the USC community for connecting to USC wireless networks and using supported applications.

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New USC Website for Account Activation and Password Changes

Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2015, USC account holders will be able to activate and change passwords for their USC NetID accounts in one convenient, online location.

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David Galassi Appointed Assistant CIO for Enterprise Infrastructure and Services

Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost Peter M. Siegel announced the appointment of David Galassi as the assistant chief information officer for Enterprise Infrastructure and Services, effective March 16, 2015. In this role, David will lead initiatives in networking and telecommunications, external networking, enterprise infrastructure, customer support, and operations in support of USC’s schools and administrative units.

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Helpful Tips for Protecting Your Online Information

Online identity theft often begins with phishing, usually in the form of emails pretending to be from organizations you trust, such as USC. You can protect yourself by using caution when replying to unsolicited email. Follow these guidelines to protect your personal and financial information.

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ITS Hosts Cybersecurity Summit

ITS hosted the USC Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, October 30, 2014. Chief information security officer David Shaw kicked off the summit, noting that it helped address the most challenging aspect of cybersecurity – increasing the security awareness of everyday users.

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CIO Discusses Changing Research Infrastructure

In Researchers Go Global: Preparing the Next Generation of Innovators, published in the EDUCAUSE Online Review, CIO and Vice Provost Peter M. Siegel discusses how new trends in cloud storage, big data, high-speed networking, and supercomputing resources are evolving the landscape of research and changing the way researchers, faculty, and students collaborate across academic disciplines.

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Computing Recommendations for Fall 2014

ITS and the Council on Technology and Security Strategy (CTSS) have released their computing hardware and software recommendations for USC faculty, staff, and students for fall 2014. See itservices.usc.edu/recommendations for full details.

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USC Digital Repository shapes the future of archiving

The university’s unique assets allow users to manage complex collections of books, film, TV, video tape and digital assets.

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Teaching with Technology Conference Highlights Digital Knowledge

USC’s 8th annual Teaching with Technology conference took place this past Tuesday, May 6, at the Davidson Conference Center.

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Gmail for all USC Students

On June 30, 2014, USC’s Information Technology Services (ITS) will complete the move of all student email accounts from the central email service (email.usc.edu) to the Google Apps at USC for Students Gmail service.

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