IST News Archive
October 20, 2021 —
More than 2,300 members of the University of Manitoba community have tried YuJa Video since it launched Sept. 1.
September 1, 2021 —
As of Sept. 1, 2021, YuJa Video is available to all faculty, staff and students at the University of Manitoba through UM Learn.
June 22, 2021 —
Operation Upgrade has started! Information Systems and Technology (IST) are upgrading the Windows desktop Office applications on all UM-owned, IST supported computers.
March 17, 2021 —
Using Microsoft OneDrive is a secure way accessing your files on any device at any time from any location with an Internet connection.
February 16, 2021 —
Zoombombing is when unwelcome intruders hijack a Zoom session by saying or showing inappropriate content. This emerging form of trolling is meant to disrupt and interrupt meetings and classes.
January 29, 2021 —
Exams are a stressful time for students, and the move to online exams adds another unknown to the equation. Ensuring a very smooth online exam experience was of paramount importance for the university. IST and the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning did a lot of planning and preparation to make this happen.
December 14, 2020 —
The IST Service Desk will close Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. and will reopen on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 8:00 a.m.
November 24, 2020 —
There is an outage scheduled for 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 29 to update the UM web hosting server. During this time, anyone visiting the umanitoba.ca website will see an outage page.
October 20, 2020 —
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) requires you to verify your identity using a second factor such as your phone or mobile device after you've entered your username and password to log in to a website. This prevents others from accessing your accounts, even if they know your password.
July 28, 2020 —
Blackbaud experienced a ransomware attack that impacted many of its clients around the world, including UM