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Renew Google generic accounts by Oct. 29

Today, the Google Service Team (GST) will begin sending renewal emails to service contacts for all Google generic accounts. The...

Bye-Bye G Suite! Hello Google Workspace

G Suite is now called Google Workspace. The rebrand represents Google’s product evolution and vision for its collaboration tools.  While...

Pay attention to Google Meet’s new features

Are you ever concerned about what’s in the background of your environment during a Google Meet session? No worries. Meet’s...

“Countdown to Tax Day” Phishing Attack @ NC State

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is investigating a phishing attack targeting campus email users. This message appeared to come...

Fall IT Community Event to be held Nov. 10-19

Mark your calendar for the first virtual Fall IT Community Event that will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10 through Thursday,...

NC State to host Google Security panel on Oct. 21

Do you have questions about the type of content that should be stored in Google Drive or what level of...

Think (O)IT training

If you are thinking about expanding your IT skills, enroll in one of the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) workshops....

OIT to perform IT maintenance Nov. 7-8

From 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will perform...

Use Google Drive to share certain sensitive data

NC State students, faculty and staff are reminded to refrain from sending or storing sensitive information in their email.  Email...

OIT to retire SysNews Nagios and Online Paging System 

On Jan. 11, 2021, the Office of Information Technology Central Services Integration (OIT CSI) team will replace the current SysNews...

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Protect the Pack: You are Security! 

Your data’s privacy depends on your ability to secure it safely. Your ability to secure your data depends on what...

SIS, HR and Financial Security Access Certification due Oct. 23

The University Data Management Regulation requires each campus dean and vice chancellor to review and certify on an annual basis...

University warns against illegal peer-to-peer file sharing

Illegal file sharing of copyrighted material via peer-to-peer (P2P) applications or other means is a serious offense and can lead...

Share Google files with non-Google accounts

Collaboration with external vendors, contractors and educational organizations is a critical component of many business processes and research projects at...

Apply new Google Slides Template designs 

Unlock your creativity and follow NC State’s brand guidelines with the new presentation templates in the Google Slides Template Gallery....

Google to delete My Drive Trash after 30 days

When you move your Google My Drive files to Trash, they remain there indefinitely or until you delete them forever....

New moderator features coming to Google Meet

Later this month, NC State G Suite users will notice new safety controls in Google Meet for moderators.  Meet hosts,...

New research storage option available

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) now offers 2 terabytes (TB) of storage space to every NC State faculty member....

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