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OIT Shares Details of Equifax Data Breach

Equifax recently announced a data breach impacting at least 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The … (Read More) OIT Shares Details of Equifax Data Breach

Invite for iClicker Faculty Learning Community Proposals

Learning Technology Solutions (LTS) invites proposals from Boise State instructors interested in exploring, increasing knowledge and understanding, and sharing ideas about effective methods or approaches to teaching using iClicker by participating in a Faculty Learning Community (FLC). Faculty participants will … (Read More) Invite for iClicker Faculty Learning Community Proposals

New Google Team Drive Improves File Sharing and Access

Google Team Drive is now available to Boise State students, faculty and staff. Keeping track of individual file owners, configuring permissions to share and edit files, and changing file ownership when an individual leaves the university requires a high level … (Read More) New Google Team Drive Improves File Sharing and Access

10-Digit Dialing is Coming August 5

With the arrival of Idaho’s new 986 area code, 10-digit dialing will begin statewide for local phone calls on Saturday, August 5 . You must use the appropriate 208 or 986 Idaho area code in front of your local number … (Read More) 10-Digit Dialing is Coming August 5

Google Meet is a New Video and Conference Calling Service for Boise State

Google Meet is a new video and conference calling service in G Suite at Boise State focused on enterprise-friendly use. As many as 25 people can participate in a Google Meet session using desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, and dialing … (Read More) Google Meet is a New Video and Conference Calling Service for Boise State

Network Outages Scheduled July 26 and 28

The Office of Information Technology will install new equipment requiring a disruption in campus networking services between 6-6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, and Friday, July 28. This new equipment will make Boise State’s network more robust by addressing potential … (Read More) Network Outages Scheduled July 26 and 28

‘JAWS and Magnification Access’ Assistive Technology Presentations

How do assistive technologies work, and how do people who use these technologies experience websites? Mike Gibson from the Educational Access Center will give presentations May 10, 16 and 24 on “JAWS and Magnification Access” highlighting the history, variety and use … (Read More) ‘JAWS and Magnification Access’ Assistive Technology Presentations

New OIT Project Management Reporting Site Provides Transparency

The Office of Information Technology’s Project Management Office has implemented a new reporting tool that displays the current status of OIT projects, projects scheduled to go live in the next 30 days, and requested projects queued for future activity. To access … (Read More) New OIT Project Management Reporting Site Provides Transparency

Register Now for April 10 REEF Polling Workshop

The Learning Technology Solutions team in the Office of Information Technology will feature Matt Evans, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, on Monday, April 10, as he shares easy-to-implement ideas for putting REEF to work in … (Read More) Register Now for April 10 REEF Polling Workshop

Campus Wireless Network Maintenance Scheduled April 9

Boise State’s Bronco-Guest and eduroam wireless networks will be unavailable between midnight and 6 a.m. Sunday, April 9, due to maintenance. Campus residence hall wireless networks will not be impacted during the maintenance period. For questions, please contact the Office … (Read More) Campus Wireless Network Maintenance Scheduled April 9

Students Can Write Code, Earn Cash at Bronco Appathon

The sixth annual Bronco Appathon returns to Boise State March 10-12. Open to all registered Boise State students, Bronco Appathon is a weekend marathon of coding to earn cash prizes and awards. Free food and beverages are provided to participants, … (Read More) Students Can Write Code, Earn Cash at Bronco Appathon

‘Warning’ Emails to 47,000 Students: What Happened?

A scripting error set off a chain of events Wednesday, Dec. 7, which included email notices sent to 47,000 students warning them of discontinued student status and impending account shutdowns. The event also prevented Boise State faculty and staff from … (Read More) ‘Warning’ Emails to 47,000 Students: What Happened?