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In early October 2019, Apple will release Catalina 10.15, the newest version of macOS. Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Mac Advisory Committee are evaluating the new macOS’ compatibility with enterprise applications and network configurations. Support will not be available for macOS Catalina 10.15 until the evaluation has been completed. Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection [Read More]

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now in its sixteenth year, this important campaign encourages people, businesses, and institutions to educate themselves about cyber risks and online safety practices. Because the internet is so prevalent in our hyper-connected world, protecting our online identity, data, and devices is critical. In October, UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) [Read More]

Effective July 1, 2019, Arc’s new name is Canvas Studio. All references to Arc are now Studio or Canvas Studio within Canvas and in Canvas Community.  Instructure, the vendor for Arc and Canvas, changed the name only. There are no functionality changes. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu.

Who: Owners of Windows Server 2008 or 2008R2 servers What: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 reaching end-of-life status on January 14, 2020 On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue Windows Server 2008 support. After this date, the servers will no longer receive any updates, including critical security updates. Risk for server compromise, viruses, and malware increases [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students with computers running Windows 7 What: Windows 7 reaching end-of-life status on January 14, 2020 On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support. After this date, Windows 7 computers will no longer receive any updates, including critical security updates. Risk for identity theft, viruses, and malware increases by [Read More]