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Program addresses demand for security risk assessments

November 20, 2020

During the summer, the Information Security Office faced a challenge — the campus community began requiring an increasing number of risk assessments. The increased demand for security risk assessments was due to the University’s transition to 100% working from home … Continued

EdTech will upgrade Sakai in December

November 19, 2020

Educational Technologies will upgrade the Sakai learning management system to version 20 on December 3. This is after final grades are due to avoid disrupting classes for the Fall semester, given the system will be offline as the upgrade is applied. The … Continued

Organizers call SecurityCon a success

November 2, 2020

SecurityCon 2020 drew a record-breaking number of registrations and attendees — of course via Zoom, given the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information Security Office’s first virtual SecurityCon on October 9 drew more than 150 registrants for the talks, 20-plus for the Capture … Continued

ITS helps roll out new marketplace BuyCarolina

October 14, 2020

Ordering materials for a department or school is now easier, and in time shoppers will have more supplier options and lower costs. These improvements are thanks to a new online marketplace, BuyCarolina, which ITS helped launch in mid-August. ITS Enterprise … Continued

ITS improves student registration process

October 8, 2020

In July, ITS Infrastructure & Operations improved the ConnectCarolina infrastructure to meet the surge in student registration activity due to COVID-19 using a capacity on demand strategy. With the pandemic causing significant changes to courses for the Fall 2020 semester, … Continued

ITS begins project to roll out new phone system for campus

October 6, 2020

After months of planning, ITS’ Voice Services unit is starting to migrate the University to a new Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system. The move to AT&T hosted-cloud service from Verizon Business will take two to three years. Carolina uses an … Continued

Zoom changes coming in September

August 25, 2020

Beginning September 27, 2020, Zoom will require either the waiting room or a passcode to be applied to meetings, including ones that have already been scheduled. By default, the waiting room will be applied to all meetings; however, you can … Continued