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CALS OIT Desktop Technician Rotation

CALS OIT Desktop Technician Rotation CALS OIT will continue rotating technicians between the East and West service areas as previously communicated.  We’re sharing this with you as you’re likely to see new faces, and interact with new techs, over the coming weeks. On rotation from the 16th to the 27th of April are: Ian Bishop – Will rotate to […]

Cornell Phone Numbers Being Spoofed

Members of the Cornell community have reported receiving phone calls whose caller ID indicates they are from a Cornell number (like 607-255-XXXX), and/or from off campus local numbers, but when they pick up, they discover it is a marketing/phishing call. See full details at

ID Finder for CALS computers

All college owned computers currently have “Identity Finder” software installed in order to assist faculty and staff in identifying confidential, restricted, or personally identifiable, information that might be stored on them.  Beginning in November 2016, CALS OIT will reinitiate the effort of automatically running Identity Finder on all college owned computers on a quarterly basis. […]

File types blocked on Cornell email

Starting Monday, May 23, 2016, in order to better protect Cornell’s community against malicious email attachments that often pose as something legitimate, the IT Security Office has requested that a list of file types most often used to deliver malware be blocked from Cornell’s email systems. This change aligns our systems with those of many […]

How to Better Manage E-mail in Outlook 2013 with Quick Steps and Rules

Quick Steps are basically rules (there is a feature called Rules, which we’ll discuss shortly).but, unlike Rules, which work behind the scenes without your input, Quick Steps rely on your input to work. Find out How to Better Manage E-mail in Outlook 2013 with Quick Steps and Rules.

Compare CU Video Conferencing tools

A new web page has been added to the IT@Cornell webconferencing documentation providing a comparison of web & video conferencing tools – This will be further updated in the future with a text for each options to that will provide a quick summary of the strengths and best application for each choice (this piece […]

IT Services that support team work

Interested in learning more about how you can interact, share, and collaborate with people based somewhere else, without having to get in the car? Check out the Guide to IT Services that support team work. Shortly you will also be able to watch a recording of the presentation: Tech That Can Save You a Trip which […]

Have you tried rebooting it?

A very good explanation of the reboot phenomenon from the Statler IT group. See their article at SIT News » Blog Archive » Have you tried rebooting it?.

Tech that can save you a trip

An event on Tuesday, March 3, will cover technology that provides alternatives to getting behind the wheel. CIT offers many services to Cornell faculty, students, and staff that make it easier for teams to work together, no matter where the team members are located. We’ll be talking about meeting technologies like Lync and WebEx; sharing […]

State-Wide Electronic Waste Disposal Ban

Beginning January 1st, 2015, it became illegal to throw any electronic waste, or e-waste, into the garbage or place at the curb for trash collection in New York State.  This disposal prohibition applies to all residents and includes computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, speakers, cell phones, televisions, and other small electronic equipment such as portable digital […]

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