Information Technology Services

OneIT door-access automation project saves staff time, increases security

Thanks to a OneIT subproject, many UI students’ and employees’ Iowa One Card door access is now automatically updated based on information from MAUI and human resources or housing databases. The new system saves staff members’ time and increases security.
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Two (login) steps in the right direction

Two-factor authentication to be required for Employee Self Service website
UI employees who haven’t yet enrolled in Two-Step Login with Duo Security must do so by Feb. 22. Two-Step Login is an IT security measure that helps protect critical data and systems for the university and its people.

UI Academic Technologies Advisory Council presenting $100,000 in awards

Proposals for significant, innovative instructional technology projects due by Oct. 17
The UI Academic Technologies Advisory Council will accept proposals for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards through Oct. 17. The council encourages the nomination of projects that promote collaborative learning strategies and student use of emerging technologies for teaching and learning.
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ICON change is here

New underlying learning management system now powers Iowa Courses Online
Iowa Courses Online (ICON) is powered by a new underlying learning management system. Support and resources are available online and from the ITS Help Desk.
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Security office warns of email scams

UI IT professionals see a rise in phishing scams, offer tips to avoid account compromise
UI IT professionals are seeing a rise in phishing scams. Use these tips to avoid compromising your account.

OneIT Check out the OneIT Year in Review

The OneIT Year in Review documents the overall progress of the TIER IT initiative, highlights accomplishments of 12 IT efficiency projects, and features several success stories about OneIT’s impact on campus. You can also learn about plans for the coming year.

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UI TIER: Units embrace free, user-friendly Drupal Digital Signage Service

The Drupal Digital Signage Service was rolled out campuswide as part of the OneIT Web Hosting Project, one of 16 TIER efficiency initiatives in information technology. Expanding use of Drupal to digital signs saves time and money several ways, including convenience and ease of use.
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Eduroam users should accept new wireless certificate

Around 5:30 a.m. CST Thursday, July 7, ITS will update the wireless eduroam security certificate. This means users will need to accept the new certificate the next time they connect to the wireless network after this update.

9 tips to avoid phishing scams

For starters, don't respond to the initial contact
As part of its ongoing education and awareness efforts, the UI Information Security & Policy Office is reminding the campus to always be vigilant of “phishing” attacks—scams that use emails or phone calls to solicit personal or confidential information that the scammer uses illicitly.

Voice mail getting a facelift

Campus system will be upgraded May 19 through June 2
Write down those saved messages! The University of Iowa will upgrade its campus telephone voice mail system May 19 through June 2. The new voice mail system will function exactly as the previous version, but old messages cannot be transferred to the new system.