News archive - May 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

[Isthd] New features available in Microsoft Teams

What is happening? Microsoft Teams has added new features to improve app functionality and enhance user experience: 

  • 3x3 video gallery - allows up to 9 users to display video simultaneously during meetings
  • 'Raise hand' function - allows users to indicate when they want to speak without interrupting the meeting conversation
  • Pop-out windows for chats and meetings - allows users to open separate windows for chats and meetings

Friday, May 15, 2020

[Isthd] Increase in COVID-19 related phishing attempts

What is happening? There has been an increased volume of COVID-19 related phishing emails being sent to members of the University. These phishing attacks are expected to continue in the foreseeable future. Please be vigilant and read emails carefully before responding. If you have received emails with subject lines similar to the following, do not click any links and do not reply:

  • New update on COVID-19
  • MUST READ: New update on COVID-19
  • New development on COVID-19
  • New development on Covid-19 must read!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

[Isthd] Exchange Online unavailable - May 13

What is happening? Users may be unable to access the Exchange Online email service. IST is investigating with the vendor. 

What is the impact? Users may encounter an error with the following message: "AADSTS50011: The reply URL specified in the request does not match the reply URLs configured for the application: 'e48d4214-364e-4731-b2b6-47dabf529218'".

Monday, May 11, 2020

[Isthd] Microsoft Stream now available

What is happening? Microsoft Stream, an Office 365 video sharing service, has been enabled. All University faculty and staff can create and view video content in Stream. Students can view video content in Stream.
 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

[Isthd] Update: Temporary Access to Adobe Creative Cloud desktop applications

Please forward to faculty and students who use Adobe Creative Cloud for course work.

What is happening? Temporary licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud have been extended to be available until July 6, 2020. For more information, please see: https://helpx.adobe.com/enterprise/kb/covid-19-education-labs.html.

 

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