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Share a file via Box

How do I share a file with other people via Box.com? Box offers two easy ways to share files with people, each suited to different situations. If you just want to share a file with one or two people, sending (A) it is ideal. If you want the file to be available to a large number of […]

OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

The latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) appears to be compatible with many supported services at Cornell, though some vendors have not yet announced Mavericks support for some of their products, for example IBM’s TSM, which is used for EZ-Backup (see below for details). Mac users interested in upgrading will want to carefully […]

Adobe.com security alert

If you have or have had an Adobe account, the password to that account has been compromised. Criminals have access to that password. You MUST CHANGE your Adobe password, and, if you use the same password for your Cornell NetID, you MUST CHANGE your Cornell NetID password immediately by visiting Would you like to know […]

Disaster Relief Donations

After a natural disaster, such as the Philippines Typhoon, phishing emails, websites, ads, and other media about the tragedy inevitably begin to appear. These are often created by scammers to grab your attention and compel you to “click” or “donate.” Unfortunately, this means each time a natural disaster takes place, millions of dollars raised in […]

Mac Mondays at TechConnect

Did you know the Apple Campus Rep will be at the Campus Store on Mondays from 2:00 to 3:00 pm? Have a question about your Mac? Want to learn more tricks or customize your Mac? Stop by and say hi!

International Travel Increases Risk of Data Loss

You should always take additional precautions when traveling internationally with electronic devices. If any of your devices are compromised while traveling internationally, having taken these precautions will reduce the negative impacts for you and for Cornell. See the Cornell IT Security Office recommendations: Guidelines for International Travel with Technology International travel increases the likelihood that […]

FERPA and Teaching with Technology

FERPA (the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. What is an education record? Content that identifies students, or content that students create, constitutes an education record and thus FERPA regulations apply; those regulations require that the university protect the content from disclosure. One exception to the […]

Possible Difficulties Sharing Protected Video

Video sharing plays an ever-greater role for teaching and other collaboration at the university. Academic Technologies reminds us that if you’re planning on sharing or presenting video, you should be aware of a type of copy protection that can interfere with the use of high-definition video from sources as varied as Blu-ray Disc, streaming content […]

Data Training @ Mann

There are a number of data-related training opportunities for graduate students being offered at Mann library this fall: Data sharing: Recommendations regarding how and where to share data, Tuesday November 12th, 4:00 – 5:30pm, Mann Library Stone Classroom The NSF and other funding agencies have already adopted data sharing policies. Publishers also have data sharing […]