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iOS Security Alert

On Friday, Feb 21st, Apple announced that they discovered a serious vulnerability in iOS. If you have an iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod), you should update the iOS software on that device as soon as possible. The vulnerability could allow criminals to intercept your secured communications over the Internet, divulging any private or sensitive […]

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 […]

iOS 6.1 – iPads and iPhones

The iOS 6.1 update for iPhone/iPad has some known issues with Office 365 and Cornell’s Exchange system. If you haven’t updated yet, you should wait. Full Details @ IT: Status Alert Details.

iPads for Teaching

Academic Technologies has a limited number of iPads that can be loaned to faculty for teaching during the spring semester. Faculty members interested in borrowing one only need to fill out a short application and agree to provide some feedback at the end of the loan period. Applications are reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. […]

Calendar Issue Alert

There have been a number of reports of meeting hijackings recently, both at Cornell and at other institutions and companies. This happens when someone who is invited to a meeting inadvertently becomes the owner of the meeting on the calendar, and changes or deletes the meetings for other invitees. Full Details @ IT: Status Alert Details.

Important change for Cornell BlackBerry users

A major service change planned for March 2013 will affect about 200 individuals who use a BlackBerry to access their Cornell Exchange email and calendar. Those individuals have been notified and asked to take action before then. The service that enables BlackBerry users to access their Cornell email and calendar — the BlackBerry Enterprise Server […]