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Video highlights campus technology

As the fall semester approaches, many students, faculty and staff are heading back to campus for the first time since...

New Calendar RSVP options to join meetings

Have you noticed the new RSVP options for Google Calendar invitations? You can use them to indicate if you plan...

OIT offers cool training opportunities

Beat the summer heat! Stay indoors and tune in to an OIT live or on-demand training session for cool tips...

Keep your data safe while on vacation

When traveling — in the U.S. or internationally — it is always important to proactively protect the Pack from cyberattacks....

Google to add security resource key to certain Drive files, YouTube video links

To make file sharing more secure, Google is adding a security resource key to non-native public Drive files and unlisted...

Google Chat Rooms to become Spaces

In the coming months, Google will rename Chat Rooms to Spaces, dedicated places to organize group members, topics, and projects...

OIT publishes 2020-21 Annual Report: Reflections

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) stood ready to provide campus IT infrastructure...

Arm against ransomware attacks

How long were you waiting in line at a gas station after the Colonial Pipeline got hacked? An illegal, premeditated...

How Quick Access functions in Google Meet

As the new Google Meet platform has rolled out, many campus users want to know the best way to end...

OIT updates Data Management Framework web page

Last month, OIT published a major revision of the NC State Data Management Framework (DMF) web page, which provides guidance...

Maintenance to impact IT services July 10-11

The Office of Information Technology will perform extended IT maintenance from 6 a.m. Saturday, July 10 to 6 p.m. Sunday,...

Get prepared with essential back-to-school IT resources 

Welcome back Wolfpack! IT is essential to teaching and learning, and the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is here to...

Tethered to the internet: NC State completes 10-year wiring project

A College of Natural Resources student works on his computer in Talley during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Marc Hall...

OIT offers summer training workshops

Don’t miss out on OIT’s training opportunities for the summer! Attend live and on-demand workshops on G Suite, Webex and...

OIT to implement new strength meter for strong Unity passwords

The Office of Information Technology is making changes to the Unity password requirements to encourage more secure, flexible and usable...

OIT to update NC State login pages

When you log in to many NC State online systems and services at the end of this month, you will...

New IT training opportunities available

Check out OIT’s new lineup of live and on-demand training opportunities, including Google Workspace, WordPress, Webex, Report2Web, and high performance...

OIT Awards for Excellence winners announced

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) announced its 2021 Awards for Excellence winners on April 27 in a virtual ceremony....

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