Information Services and Technology News Archive
September 21, 2017 —
Need current trends or research for an information technology-themed major project or paper? Have you taken a look at the Gartner® Core IT Research site yet? Gartner is a leading provider of unbiased, in-depth research on the global IT industry. It is offered for free through U of M Information Services & Technology (IST) and U of M Libraries and is accessible to all registered students at the U of M.
August 31, 2017 —
Information Services & Technology (IST) and UM Libraries have partnered to bring you free, campus-wide access to the Gartner® Core Information Technology Research for higher education institutions.
June 12, 2017 —
At 12 noon on June 22, there will will be a test of the Emergency Broadcast Towers on the Fort Garry campus
June 5, 2017 —
The new service, called signUM, will provide a number of immediate and future improvements including a modernized user experience, improved security and a preferred name option.
May 23, 2017 —
Congratulations to Kali Braun, winner of the “Name that app” contest organized by IST in January to find a name for the system that will replace Iridium.
April 28, 2017 —
At the end of March, as part of National Fraud Awareness Month, Security Services, sent all employees a simulated phishing email that imitated a real attack.
Spring Cleaning? Upgrading? … Read these Data Security tips for disposing of your Electronic Devices and Media…
April 13, 2017 —
Special attention is required when you are preparing to dispose of electronic devices and media. Protecting the confidentiality of data that is stored on these devices is an important consideration.
March 17, 2017 —
Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid
January 11, 2017 —
IST wants your ideas to name a new app! $100 Starbucks gift card to the winner! Contest closes Jan. 20.
November 16, 2016 —
Phishing simulations show a 50 per cent reduction in click-through rates