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Help Address the Cybersecurity Shortage

Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure everyone has the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online. Throughout the month, we will be sharing a few cybersecurity tips and best practices that you can use at home and at work. […]

Keeping Your Internet-Connected Devices Secure

Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure everyone has the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online. Throughout the month, we will be sharing a few cybersecurity tips and best practices that you can use at home and at work. […]

Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure everyone has the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online. Throughout the month, we will be sharing a few cybersecurity tips and best practices that you can use at home and at work. […]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure everyone has the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online. Throughout the month, we will be sharing a few cybersecurity tips and best practices that you can use at home and at […]

Students Design New SAGE Website

By Jerry Hensel, Professor, Computer Programming and Analysis Innovation. Forward thinking. Problem solving. These were the words that described Professor of Computer Programming and Analysis Ray Enger’s capstone class from the Osceola Campus. Ray and his students were tasked to help redesign the SAGE (Study Abroad & Global Experiences) website. They focused on creating an appealing and functional […]

OIT to Conduct Blackout Period, August 18 –...

A Message from John Slot, Vice President, Technology and Chief Information Officer The Office of Information Technology will conduct a fall semester blackout period Friday, August 18 – Sunday, September 10, 2017. In order to provide a stable environment for our students, faculty and staff and to ensure a strong start to the fall term, OIT will […]

OIT To Roll Out New Anti-Virus Software Collegewide

In today’s highly connected environment, the threat from malware, virus and spyware infections, as well as other related threats, has evolved beyond the capabilities of traditional anti-virus systems. The quality, configuration and implementation of an endpoint security strategy has and will continue to play an ever vital role in protecting Valencia’s assets, resources, student and […]

Preparing for the Transition from Blackboard to Canvas

A Message from Page Jerzak, Director, Online Teaching and Learning As communicated in an announcement from John Slot, vice president, information technology and chief information officer, and Susan Ledlow, vice president, academic affairs and planning, on Friday, April 28, 2017, Valencia College will be moving from the Blackboard learning management system (LMS) to the Canvas […]

An Update on Contribute

Part of the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) migration plan to a new content management system (CMS) for the Valencia website involves the discontinuation of updates using Contribute to ensure that the most current information is migrated to the new platform. As a result, access to Contribute was discontinued on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please […]

May 2017 OIT Tip

Gone Phishing … Avoid a Cyber Attack this Summer Have you ever received an email that asked you to share your passwords or other sensitive information, like your social security number or credit card number? If so, then most likely you were sent what is called a “phishing” email, a type of social engineering technique […]