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LinkedIn Learning now available for all staff and students

All University and College staff and students can now access LinkedIn Learning, which offers a wide range of online courses on creative, technical and professional skills.

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Wireless Service essential maintenance 08:00–09:00 Tues 19 May

The University Wireless Service will be unavailable between 08:00 and 09:00 on Tuesday 19 May while we apply an essential software update.

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End of Gartner licence: 31 May 2020

UIS is ending the subscription to Gartner. Our licence to the Gartner Research database will expire on 31 May 2020. Please ensure you have deleted any downloaded or printed Gartner materials as soon as possible after that date.

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Turnitin planned maintenance: Saturday 2 May 2020

Turnitin will be undergoing essential maintenance on Saturday 2 May 2020 from 16:00 until 20:00. Submissions or grading for Turnitin Assignments in Moodle may not be possible during this time.

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Help us help you: how to support our Service Desk

UIS Service Desk staff are all working from home, which means we're not able to offer face-to-face drop-in sessions. We're also having to prioritise support for critical services and activities. Find out how you can help us to help you in these unprecedented times.

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Panopto confirms its service is available in China

Panopto has confirmed that its online video recording and hosting service is available in China.

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UIS wants your feedback about its online collaboration services

University Information Services (UIS) needs a thorough understanding of what you need from collaboration tools and how you will use them to support your daily activities. This is crucial to helping us select and develop an appropriate range of tools and ensuring that you know how to make the best use of them.

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Sign-in issues with G Suite@Cambridge accounts

Some users have reported sign in issues when using G Suite@Cambridge applications from home. This is because Google notes the location and device used for signing in and flags unusual usage for additional verification. This helps guard against unauthorised usage of G Suite@Cambridge services and access to sensitive information stored in files and documents.

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Beware phishing scams: criminals are exploiting the Covid-19 crisis

A number of agencies including the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Europol renewed warnings of Covid-19 related cyberattacks as significant and expected to increase against organisations and individuals.

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VPN essential maintenance 08:00–09:00 Sunday 5 April

We will be carrying out essential maintenance on the University's VPN service between 08:00–09:00 on Sunday 5 April.

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Microsoft Windows vulnerability announced: how to protect yourself

Microsoft has announced a serious vulnerability in all versions of Windows. Find out the steps you can take to protect your machine and your data.

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Panopto now available for recording and sharing online educational videos

UIS has made Panopto, an online video recording and hosting system, available across the University as part of its measures to support teaching and learning activities during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Urgent maintenance to increase VPN capacity 07:00-08:00 Thu 26 March

We are performing urgent maintenance to the remote access system between 07:00 and 08:00 tomorrow morning (Thursday 26 March) in order to increase its capacity.

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Instructions for preparing your managed ACN/UAS desktop PC for use at home

We've rolled out a change to create a local account on every network attached to Administrative Computing Network (ACN) computers so that they will work at home as a local host. If you have permission from your manager and are planning to take your PC home, you will need to take action while it is still connected to the University network to prepare it for use on your home network.

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University Wireless Service essential maintenance on 19 April

Apr 15, 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Monday 19 April, in order to apply an urgent security patch.

UDN distribution router restarts during 14–22 April 2021

Apr 08, 2021

Line cards on the UDN distribution routers will be restarted on the following dates in April 2021 so that we can reconfigure a port operating mode in preparation for the UDN 40GE backbone upgrade.

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