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Who: Faculty and staff with computers running Windows What: Update to Spirion, UNCG’s solution for monitoring sensitive data on Windows computers When: June 19, 2020 On June 19, 2020, campus Spirion settings were modified to help eliminate false positives and reduce computer resources during scans. ITS recommends that Windows computers be updated to take advantage [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff What: Changes to Windows operating system updates and introduction of application updates When: June 2020 patch cycle, starting June 10, 2020 ITS is improving the experience for Windows updates on GCN computers. The new experience will install Windows updates in the background without faculty and staff having to install them, which [Read More]

On May 15, 2020, several new features will be available in Canvas. Improved Rich Content Editor (RCE) The RCE is used to add and format content in Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, and the Syllabus. The improvements to the RCE include the following new features and functions: The toolbar has a condensed, more intuitive look. The [Read More]

UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) congratulates the Class of 2020! It has been our pleasure to serve you through your academic career at UNC Greensboro, and we wish you all success on your future endeavors.  Before you go… Have you transferred all your emails and saved files?  Use the My Tech To-Do List to make [Read More]

Zoombombing is a new form of internet trolling in which a hacker uses Zoom’s screen-sharing feature to disrupt meetings and classes. UNCG’s Zoom environment has default settings in place to protect against Zoombombing, but users can take other preventative steps as well. See Zoombombing: Best Practices for Prevention for more information and tips on how [Read More]