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OIT to change 2FA enrollment policy for new hires

Beginning Monday, March 1, NC State will require new hires to enroll in its two-factor authentication (2FA) solutions — Duo...

Google Groups renewals begin in March

The Google Service Team will email annual renewal notices to all Google Group administrative and technical contacts listed in Web...

Accessibility in the Classroom begins March 8

The NC State IT Accessibility Office invites University of North Carolina (UNC) System employees to participate in “Accessibility in the...

Meet with custom backgrounds

Whether it’s an image of your remote office space or your favorite campus locale, you can now add it as...

Google Service Team continues to make email infrastructure enhancements

The Google Service Team (GST) continues to make steady progress to increase the reliability and deliverability of campus email. DKIM...

Location changes in Google Calendar Events

Later this month, Google will stop populating the “Location” field in Calendar events with rooms and resources.  This change will...

Save time with Action Items in Google Workspace

Delegating tasks in Google Docs just got easier with Action Items. Docs can now automatically recognize and suggest Action Items...

NC State, industry partners to participate in cyberstalking panel

Are you being stalked in cyberspace? When you use digital technologies — smartphones, computers, video streaming and conferencing, social media,...

OIT offers new training workshops

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is offering a wide range of workshops to enhance your IT knowledge and skills....

Protect your tax information

It’s Data Privacy Month and the beginning of tax season! Now is the perfect time to learn more about protecting...

Update U2F security key for Duo authentication

Effective Feb. 1, when you log into Duo Security at NC State with a U2F security key, you will see...

Submit IT Purchase Compliance requests

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) reminds campus purchasers to submit IT Purchase Compliance requests as soon as possible.  OIT’s...

Drive File Stream is now Google Drive for desktop

Drive File Stream is now called Google Drive for desktop. Google will be slowly rolling out this name change and...

Google Meet mutes web notification content

When you share a Google Meet screen, are you constantly inundated with browser pop-ups for incoming email, chat or meeting...

OIT wins SIGUCCS Award

Relevant IT resources put students on the right track to unlock their academic potential at NC State, but connecting students...

Accessibility Champion Award recipients announced

The NC State IT Accessibility Office is honored to announce the recipients of the Fall 2020 Accessibility Champion Award, which...

Watch out for phishing lures

Using Google’s automated spam filters, the Office of Information Technology successfully thwarted more than 279,000 email phishing attacks from Nov....

OIT plans extended IT maintenance Feb. 6-7

From 6 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, the Office of Information Technology will perform quarterly...

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