Learn IT @ Lunch MFA Session: Followup Resources

Miss yesterday’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “MFA – because a good password isn’t enough” ? A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Mobile DukeCard for iPhones & Apple Wallet

OIT is pleased to announce the launch of Mobile DukeCard for iPhone and Apple Watch. The electronic credential allows students, faculty and staff to use their mobile device to access buildings, pay for items on campus, and access events. If you have an Apple device, you can learn more about setting-up your Mobile DukeCard in Apple Wallet at https://oit.duke.edu/what-we-do/services/dukecard.

If you need assistance, please contact the OIT service desk or reference the knowledgebase articles listed on the OIT or DukeCard site.You may read details of the launch at the Apple Newsroom.

How NOT to fall for a phishing scam!

In observance of cybersecurity awareness month, Duke’s IT Security watchdogs offer advice on what to look for in scam emails. Read the full article on DukeToday: https://today.duke.edu/2018/10/how-not-fall-phishing-scam.

Test your phishing detection skills and you could win an AppleWatch

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, Duke staff, faculty and students can take a quiz to test their phishing detection skills. All Duke users who take the quiz will be entered into a drawing to win an AppleWatch. In addition, any Duke users who report a phishing email to security@duke.edu in October will be entered into a separate drawing to receive a special gold challenge coin recognizing them as a Duke information security ambassador.

Throughout October, Duke’s IT Security Office will share tips and resources to help staff, faculty and students protect their digital security. In addition, Duke IT staff will present two Learn IT @ Lunch sessions and will be available at various on-campus events giving away webcam covers and other freebies. Read more in Working@Duke: https://today.duke.edu/2018/10/how-not-fall-phishing-scam.

For details and to take the quiz, visit https://security.duke.edu.

Learning the new Mac OS?

Missed the recent Learn IT @ Lunch session on “iPad Productivity”? Check out this lynda.com tutorial “iOS12: iPhone and iPad New Features“. Also, check out the Apple Support playlist on YouTube.

Learn IT @ Lunch Collaboration Tools: Followup Resources

Miss last week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Overwhelmed by Collaboration Tools?” A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Sessions slides and handouts for each of the tools mentioned are available for download via Duke Box.

Our presenters: Katie Kilroy & John Shaw (OIT)

Prepare for the storm – Sign up for Duke IT alerts

As you are preparing for the upcoming storm, we encourage you to sign up for IT alerts (https://status.oit.duke.edu/). OIT will be using this out-of-band method to communicate IT issues, outages, and IT work during the event, as we do for normal IT-related changed and issues.
You have an option for push notifications to a cell number (SMS) and email address, and would encourage you to add one or both.
We will plan on communicating storm-related IT issues in the “Other” category as well as in the categories to which they apply (e.g. networking).
Contact the OIT Service Desk with any questions.

Dukeblue security certificate update

On September 13, 2018, Duke’s wireless security certificate will be renewed by Duke’s IT Security Office. This is standard practice to ensure that the Duke community has the most up-to-date and secure Wi-Fi.

If you use Dukeblue Wi-Fi, please consider the following:

  • Most Dukeblue users will not see any interruption. If you are prompted to accept the new certificate after Thursday, please do so.
  • However, if your device is not centrally managed by IT staff, to ensure no interruption before September 13, download the Dukeblue profile from launch.dukeblue.duke.edu and install it on all your wireless devices. This will only take about two minutes.

If you need assistance, please contact your departmental IT support person or the OIT Service Desk at 919-684-2200.

To Meet, or Not to Meet

Duke experts offer ideas on when to schedule – or not schedule – in-person meetings. Read full story on DukeToday: https://today.duke.edu/2018/09/meet-or-not-meet

Download Six Helpful Duke Apps

Did you know that Duke has free mobile apps to help users stay safe, navigate campus and pay for parking? Read the full story on DukeToday: https://today.duke.edu/2018/09/download-six-helpful-duke-apps

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