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Cyber Security: Best Practices for Creating Passwords

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations The most important first step to your online security is to have strong passwords, but the challenge is to create distinct passwords that you can actually remember or else you may fall into the bad habit of using the same login credentials […]

Important Zoom Notice for Mac Users

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Mac users, if you previously installed the Zoom plugin in Outlook, in order to continue scheduling Zoom meetings directly from Outlook, you must download and install the Zoom for Outlook add-in (versus the plug-in) by Saturday, May 1, 2021. As of May 1, the plug-in will not load when you attempt to schedule or […]

Gerri Roberts Presents on Cybersecurity at (ISC)²

Thursday, March 18, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Professor of Network Engineering Technology Gerri Roberts recently presented on e-commerce and cyber security at the local chapter of the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)². Titled “Does Digital Native Status Impact End-user Anti-virus Usage?” Gerri’s presentation discussed the […]

Reminder: A New Atlas Will Launch This Week

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology This Monday, March 22, 2021, the new Atlas site will be live, with a soft launch on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Atlas, our web portal, is an essential part of our day-to-day activities at the College, for both employees and students, and […]

Valencia College Mobile App to Sunset

Monday, March 15, 2021 A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology As we roll out our new mobile-friendly Atlas site, we will sunset the Valencia College mobile app on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. This decision was made after usage statistics have revealed that only 5% of our total Valencia College population has […]

Cyber Security: Learn How to Protect Your Data With...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations We live in a world where all of our personal information and data is available at our fingertips. While this provides us with great conveniences, it also creates the risk of losing control of our information. There are several resources available via […]

Network Maintenance Rescheduled for Evening of February 23

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer Valencia College’s previously planned network outage has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 23 at 10 p.m. through Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 4 a.m. During this time period, the network will be unavailable as Office of Information Technology (OIT) employees conduct maintenance that will improve the resiliency and security of […]

Bulletin Board

Friday, March 26, 2021 Osceola Campus employees and students — you can get a free haircut at SportsClips at 2807 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. To take advantage of the offer — for new clients — present this coupon via your phone or a hard copy at the store. For questions, call SportsClips at 407-518-0224. […]

Celebrate Data Privacy Day With New Home Internet...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Thursday, January 28, 2021, is Data Privacy Day, and what a great opportunity this brings to raise awareness on the topic and promote data privacy. To that end, Valencia College is leveraging its partnership with KnowBe4, an online security training service, to provide a Home Internet Security Course for employees and their […]

Valencia’s Network Will Be Down January 26 in the E...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Valencia College’s network will undergo updates from 10 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26 to Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 4 a.m. and will be unavailable for use during this time. As OIT employees conduct maintenance that will improve the resiliency and security of our network, the following services will be unavailable: Valencia College […]