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  • Software Bug in ResNet Wireless System

    In response to residential student feedback, we recently partnered with the Office of Residential Life and updated all residential buildings with wireless hardware upgrades that provide the...
    Posted: September 22, 2017 9:48 AM
  • Quality Matters Regional Conference Call for Proposals

    Share your ideas & best practices with the QM community
    The Quality Matters Regional Conference East is currently accepting proposals for its spring conference, which will be held at Towson University on March 22-23, 2018.  The conference theme is...
    Posted: September 21, 2017 9:40 AM
  • Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Know

    Who it Impacts, and What You Can Do
    What is Equifax? Equifax is one of the country's three major credit bureaus, collecting information on millions of consumers and businesses in order to produce credit scores.  How do they get...
    Posted: September 15, 2017 2:46 PM
  • Equifax Data Breach

    What People Should Know About the Equifax Breach.
    As many have seen, Equifax had a breach of the personal information of approximately 143 million people.  This is one of the largest breaches of personally identifiable information ever.  Here are...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:40 AM
  • From CNET: Back-to-School Cyber Security

    Why Hackers Target Colleges, and How Schools Can Fight Back
    We might imagine hackers trying to steal state secrets or steal funds from banks, but cyber criminals targeting universities might strike us as odd. In this CNET article, Alfred Ng exposes the...
    Posted: September 8, 2017 2:49 PM
  • New Active Learning Classrooms in Sondheim

    Sondheim 101 and 409: Flagship Active Learning Classrooms
    The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) and Facilities Management (FM) began working with the Classroom Committee in 2016 to study the possibility of converting two large classrooms,...
    Posted: September 6, 2017 3:06 PM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Fall

    Are you looking for an on campus job? Come work for us!
    The DoIT Technology Support Center is looking to hire additional consultants to work during the Fall. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on UMBCWorks to apply. The...
    Posted: August 31, 2017 8:15 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: FA2017

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help tab inside...
    Posted: August 25, 2017 3:37 PM
  • DoIT Upgrades New Media Studio to HD

    More Modern Facilities Are "A Boon to Students"
    Over the summer, DoIT replaced all of the New Media Studio’s analog, standard-definition TV production equipment to high definition (HD). This included three new Sony HD cameras and related...
    Posted: August 25, 2017 3:34 PM
  • Blackboard Instructor Mobile App Now Available

    Connect with students on the go
    A new Bb Instructor mobile app was released for iOS and Android devices last month, just before the annual Blackboard World conference. Designed to simplify the teaching experience, the Bb...
    Posted: August 24, 2017 10:08 AM