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Employees With Desktop Computers Will Soon Receive Laptops

Monday, November 1, 2021 A Message from Jamie Rost, Managing Director, Campus Technology Services Nearly 1,300 employees who currently have a desktop computer will soon receive an upgrade to a Dell Latitude 5420 laptop. In addition to the laptop, the eligible employees will also receive a full technology package, which includes two monitors, a docking station, […]

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month — 10 Tips to...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations There is no one single precaution that will protect you from cybercrime and hackers. It’s a combination of things you do and actions you take. Cybercriminals constantly find new opportunities and ways to gain access to your information. Practicing good personal cybersecurity […]

Project TITAN: Banner and Related Systems Will Be...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 As part of Valencia College’s continuous mission to bring the best experience to employees and students, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has undertaken a project to improve our digital architecture, including, updating the Atlas user experience by providing a mobile-responsive site, moving our high-priority Banner and Banner-related systems to a cloud environment, […]

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Secure Your...

Monday, October 18, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations Mobile devices — including smartphones, laptops and tablets — are always within reach everywhere you go. Whether for work, travel or entertainment, these devices that allow you to feel connected to the world around you, are constantly online sending and receiving signals and becoming a […]

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Identifying...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations One of the most common cyberattacks is phishing. A staggering 91% of cybercrime starts with email, according to a report by security firm FireEye. These emails are designed to deceive and trick recipients into taking action, such as clicking a malicious link […]

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Monday, October 4, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. We are using new technologies and spending more time online. Our growing dependence on technology, coupled with the increasing threat of […]

Cyber Security: How to Stay Away From Cyber Attacks and B...

Monday, August 30, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations At a time when we are more connected than ever, being “cyber smart” is of the utmost importance. This year has already seen more than a fair share of attacks and breaches. Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated with more evolved bad […]

OIT Offers Support for Returning to Campus

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Returning to campus, although exciting, can reintroduce some on-site practices that you may have forgotten about while working remotely and/or hybrid. If you have questions about setting up your laptop, docking station or monitor, troubleshooting your phone or even how to sign in to Teams or Zoom after your transition back to the […]

Return to Campus OIT Support

Friday, July 30, 2021 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses For faculty and staff who may need help reconnecting, testing or updating their equipment as they return to campus, the Office of Information Technology has created a Bookings form through the campus-specific links below. Appointments […]

Ways to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Monday, July 26, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations Over the past few months, we have witnessed the effects ransomware on our day-to-day lives. Ransomware attacks are not only affecting businesses, but colleges and universities are also prime targets for attacks. The most common method is through email (phishing) attempts to […]