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Don’t be a Phishing Victim

Everyday Gustavus users are exposed to phishing attempts, spam and malicious software. In recent weeks multiple large data breaches have been reported in the media.  The breaches contain personal contact information (name, address, phone, email) for hundreds of @gustavus.edu and @gac.edu accounts.  No passwords were included in the breach.  This personal contact information makes targeted […]

Network Maintenance – Friday, December 19th

Gustavus Technology Services will be performing network maintenance on critical systems Friday, December 19 at 4:45 p.m.   Internet access, email, and the Gustavus website will be unavailable for approximately 45 minutes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline (helpline@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6111), or any Technology Services staff member.

Wireless Updates and Changes

This summer the Gustavus wireless network has undergone several updates to improve coverage, speed and security.  In order to further improve our wireless network, we are in the process of modifying the wireless networks available on campus.  As soon as possible, please connect your devices to one of the new wireless networks.  The new wireless […]

Heartbleed Vulnerability in the News

The Heartbleed vulnerability has been in the news this week.  http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-nightmare/ This recently discovered vulnerability may allow hackers to steal your password or other critical information from un-patched internet sites. For more information please see:  http://heartbleed.com/ For information about which sites have been compromised and patched, please see: http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/ This vulnerability again underscores the importance of […]

Technology Helpline Finals Week Hours

Below are the Technology Helpline hours for Finals Week at Gustavus Saturday, December 14th 12 – 5 pm Sunday, December 15th 3 – 11 pm Monday, December 16th 8 am – 11 pm Tuesday, December 17th 8 am – 11 pm Wednesday, December 18th 8 am – 11 pm Thursday, December 19th 8 am – […]

Java Runtime Environment Security Updates

The newest security updates for the Java Runtime Environment will begin deploying to all computers running Windows today. These fixes will patch security holes in Java that you may have heard about in the news.  You will see the image below while the update is running.  All internet browsers must be closed to install the update successfully. […]

Java Runtime Environment Security Updates

The newest security updates for the Java Runtime Environment will begin deploying to all computers running Windows today. These fixes will patch security holes in Java that you may have heard about in the news. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline x6111.

What software is available to employees?

Visit the Technology Services wiki to learn about what software is available for employees on Gustavus owned computers. https://gustavus.edu/gts/Software#Software_available_employees

Software security updates for Adobe Acrobat, Java and Firefox

The newest security updates for Adobe Acrobat, Java and Firefox will begin deploying to all computers running Windows Friday night. These fixes will patch security holes in Adobe Acrobat, Java and Firefox. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline x6111.

Technology Helpline December/January Hours

December 19th – 23rd: 8:00am – 4:45pm December 24th – January 2nd: CLOSED January 3rd: Start regular January Interim Experience Hours