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Office for iPad at Cornell

Last week, Microsoft announced the availability of Office for iPad from Apple’s App Store. The applications as downloaded allow individuals only to read, view and present documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, which, as an example, may have been received as email attachments. The ability to create and edit files is connected to licensing and will become […]

Regulated Data

As a custodian of institutional information, you are responsible for the Cornell data sent, stored or shared on all information technology devices — personal or university-owned — that you use. This responsibility includes choosing appropriate information technology (IT) to manage data. See all details at  IT: Guidelines for Using Campus IT Services with Regulated Data.

Attend SUNY Conference on Instruction

Cornell University will host the State University of New York’s annual Conference on Instruction & Technology (CIT) May 27-30, 2014. This year’s conference, Objects in the Mirror are Closer than They Appear: Reflection, Innovation, and Learning, will bring together 500 faculty, instructional support professionals, librarians, and administrators from across the 64-campus SUNY system, as well […]

WebEx privacy

To date, Cornell WebEx has remained a fairly open system. However, recent reports of uninvited/unknown/non-Cornell affiliated people joining WebEx meetings may require swift changes to this policy. Reports vary—these “lurkers” are committing everything from mild offenses to distasteful behavior: • They join meetings and quietly listen to discussions. • They make international calls and attempt […]


Over the next few weeks SafeDNS is being expanded from wi-fi and residence hall networks (in place since March 2013) to all campus networks. What is SafeDNS? SafeDNS is an added feature to our existing DNS infrastructure.  It is designed to help prevent computers at Cornell from being infected by malicious software. How does SafeDNS […]

Box updates for March 2014

A variety of changes are coming to Box in March. Box is useful for lots of things. Sharing documents without cluttering email Accessing content while traveling Viewing files on any device Find out more about the upgrades and how to use Box at IT: What’s New March 2014. training

Cornell faculty, students, and staff have free, unlimited access to’s online library of high-quality videos on the latest software tools and skills. 2,500 high quality, detailed online training courses for people at all experience levels are available. Would you like to know more? Go to: IT: