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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....

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...

Secure your home network

Given the virtual times we live in due to COVID-19, most of the Pack is working from home or other...

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...

Look for new Google Meet features

In the coming weeks, Google will roll out new Google Meet user interface (UI) changes to provide you with more...

NC State Cloud Webex available at lower cost

OIT Communication Technologies is now offering NC State Cloud Webex — a web, audio and video conferencing solution — at...

NC State Cloud Webex available at lower cost

OIT Communication Technologies is now offering NC State Cloud Webex — a web, audio and video conferencing solution — at...

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 Google Calendar notifications

Now when you share event details of your Google Calendar with others, they can subscribe to receive email notifications when...

High-density Wi-Fi provides more bandwidth for classroom instruction 

When NC State professors schedule a 210 classroom or lab for the fall semester, they won’t have to worry if...

Take action to stop ransomware attacks

Ransomware is the number one cyber threat facing higher education, and these types of attacks against universities doubled between 2019...

Chat it up or not! 

Wherever your office resides these days, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by numerous emails, video conferences and even Google...

April is Earth Month: Think Green IT

How can you make the world a better place? Learn more about Green IT! April is Earth Month and the...

Grow your IT skills

Check out the Office of Information Technology (OIT)’s live and on-demand training sessions this month and watch your IT knowledge...

IT Purchase Compliance includes Purple data

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) Security and Compliance requires that any IT purchase that involves Purple or ultra-sensitive data,...

Share work availability with new Google Calendar features

Google has made it easier to share your work availability with two new Calendar updates: split working hours and recurring...

Artificial Intelligence: A blessing and a curse

As technology continues to grow and morph, artificial intelligence (AI) evolves right along with it — sometimes at a much...

Maintenance to impact IT services April 10-11

Update: This article initially encouraged campus users to log in to the MyPack Portal to download their 2020 Form W-2...

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