Communications Archive

ITS to Host Cyber Security Summit

In order to increase information security awareness and in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ITS is hosting a cyber security summit on Thursday, October 30. Click the title above for additional information.

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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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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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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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USC Collaboration Services: Storage and Productivity Apps for Faculty and Staff

Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to enhance its suite of USC Collaboration Services, offering faculty and staff a choice of apps for their storage and productivity needs.

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National Science Foundation Award To Benefit USC Researchers

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $5.3 million grant to a consortium of six universities, including USC, to fund the collaborative project “Advanced CyberInfrastructure—Research and Educational Facilitation: Campus-based Computational Research Support.”

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New Requirements for USC NetID Password

Beginning on February 24, 2014, USC account holders will receive an updated password expiration message, letting them know that their USC NetID passwords must be 12 to 32 characters in length.

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