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Who: Faculty and staff What: Upgrade of Microsoft Edge Browser on Windows GCN computers When: November 2020 Patch Cycle ITS will update the Microsoft Edge Browser to the new Chromium-based version as part of November’s Windows patch cycle on all Windows GCN computers. The update to Edge will appear with other application updates in Application [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff and students What: Changes to hosted Oracle database servers – quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) patching When: Thursday, November 12, 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Why:  ITS will perform a quarterly Oracle CPU, following a standard release schedule, to improve delivery and ensure the most secure hosted Oracle database services. A few [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and vendors who use Cisco AnyConnect VPN application on and for remote access What: Cisco AnyConnect VPN client version update When: Tuesday, November 10, 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Information Technology Services (ITS) will enable the auto-update feature. The AnyConnect VPN client should update to version 4.9 during the next [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Adobe Flash Player reaching end-of-life (EOL) status on December 31, 2020 On December 31, 2020, Adobe will stop distributing and discontinue support for Adobe Flash Player. No updates, including critical security updates, will be released after that date. Recommended Action Adobe recommends that all users uninstall Flash Player before [Read More]