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  • Save the Date for TechFest 2018!

    3rd Annual TechFest on March 29, 2018
    On March 29, 2018, the Instructional Technology team will hold our third annual TechFest. TechFest brings the campus community together and demonstrates ways that technology can both support and...
    Posted: October 23, 2017 11:13 AM
  • USM announces Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources

    Register now to attend on Friday, December 8, 2017
    Register now to attend Advancing Postsecondary Student Success Through OER: A Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources in Higher Education.   Date: Friday, December 8, 2017   Location:...
    Posted: October 20, 2017 2:19 PM
  • It Happened to Me- Securing your Device

    Torrenting can cause way more problems than you think!!
    Oh sweet, Get Out is finally out in theaters! I’ve been waiting for so long for that movie to come out so that I could finally stream it online. Pay for a movie ticket? Ha! Why would I do that...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 9:49 AM
  • It Happened to Me-Phishing

    Phishing hurts MANY students, this story is just one of many
    I couldn’t WAIT to finally move into my dorm and start my freshman year of college. Growing up, my parents were so strict. Since I would basically have to write a 15-page paper and presentation to...
    Posted: October 11, 2017 8:36 AM
  • Eduroam Update Message

    An eduroam wifi network update requires your attention.
    There was an update this morning to the eduroam wireless network that will prompt users to retrust a certificate from our servers. This update was required due to the existing certificate...
    Posted: October 6, 2017 1:20 PM
  • Why Cybersecurity Matters- It Happened to Me

    REAL cybercrime attacks on REAL UMBC students.
    “We have parsed several log records that lead us to believe that your UMBC account credentials may have been compromised. As a precaution, your UMBC account password was scrambled today. Please...
    Posted: October 5, 2017 12:05 PM
  • Why College Campuses Are Big Targets for Cyber Attacks

    Ever wonder why YOUR account would ever be hacked?
    College Campuses are a central hub for diversity, intelligence, and advanced technology. Many people no matter what age, strive to go to a good college, and receive the best education. Goals and...
    Posted: October 2, 2017 9:13 AM
  • Cybersecurity Month

    Get excited for Cybersecurity Month!!
    Students at UMBC have been working hard to prepare for October's Cybersecurity Month!! Look out in the Common's for fun giveaways like t-shirts and cups promoting the month!! This month's...
    Posted: October 2, 2017 9:09 AM
  • 9-28-2017 Downtime

    DoIT systems group will be taking RT down for a few minutes at 10pm in order to perform a system patch. I apologize for the short notice as this was identified as important and time sensitive....
    Posted: September 28, 2017 9:12 PM
  • Software Bug in ResNet Wireless System

    In response to residential student feedback, we recently partnered with the Office of Residential Life and updated all residential buildings with wireless hardware upgrades that provide the...
    Posted: September 22, 2017 9:48 AM