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Starting Friday, May 4, UNCG users have the ability to opt-in to the new Gmail experience. Users can choose to opt-in and out of the new Gmail experience until a future date yet to be specified. Information Technology Services (ITS) will communicate with UNCG users before the new experience becomes the default or only option. [Read More]

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and The University of North Carolina (UNC) System have approved the adoption of a new records retention and disposition schedule for UNC System Institutions. The schedule incorporates new records series that were not a part of the 2007 schedule and amends the disposition instructions for a number of [Read More]

Due to compatibility issues discovered with some integrations and desktop editing applications including Box Edit, the release of Single File Collaboration (adding the ability into Invite collaborators to individual files) has been delayed until further notice while Box works to improve compatibility across experiences. The ‘invite collaborators’ option that was added in mid-September 2017 on [Read More]

Apple has announced that it will officially release macOS High Sierra, 10.13, on September 25, 2017. Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the Mac Advisory Committee, is currently evaluating High Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. All Mac users are advised [Read More]

Protecting University data is important. For increased data protection, UNCG uses CloudLock, a cloud security service operated by Information Technology Services (ITS). CloudLock scans cloud storage services like Google Drive and Box to guard against inadvertent exposures and ensure data security. These scans check data patterns and file permissions to determine if there might be a security risk. [Read More]