IST is pleased to announce that the Lynda.com learning platform is now available to all University of Waterloo students. The new campus-wide license (which now includes undergraduate students) provides unlimited access to over 6,000 online courses, taught by industry experts, ranging from business and photography to software development and design.
UPDATE: The replacement of the identity management system known as WatIAM has been rescheduled to begin on Friday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m. until Tuesday, March 27 at 8:00 a.m. For more details regarding the impact of this maintenance please see the below email.
What is happening? The IST security team has been made aware of a phishing attempt being sent to several University of Waterloo email accounts. If you receive an email with a subject line “FW: You have 1 new Blackboard message” please do not click on any links within the message and be sure to delete the email. IST is investigating to determine a way to prevent further emails from reaching users.
Contact email@example.com if you have opened the attachment or followed any links that may have been in the email.
What is happening? If you are using a Polycom VVX IP Phone, there is a new firmware (v5.6.0) to apply that addresses multiple bug fixes, new features, and increased security. This update will also include an update for the Polycom BtoE software installed on IST managed Windows workstations to version 3.7.
How do I know if I have one? Polycom VVX series phones look like the following: