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SysNews to transition to ServiceNow

On Tuesday, Nov.17, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will transition functions of the SysNews website, including posts, notifications and...

Watch out for Google Docs scams

Cybercriminals continue to exploit Google Docs to trick campus users into revealing their personal and university-owned information. Campus users have...

Cultivate good IT habits

This autumn, join the Office of Information Technology (OIT) for a variety of free, online workshops like SonarQube, WordPress and...

New Google Groups interface 

On Nov. 2, Google completed its transition to a new Groups user interface that provides improved group management, a more...

Google Chat room changes

Beginning Monday, Nov. 16, conversations in Google Chat rooms will be unthreaded by default. This setting could take up to...

Google Meet introduces bulk knock approvals, background options

Earlier this year, Google enhanced Google Meet’s safety features by requiring participants who were not included on the calendar invitation...

On Campus app updates show Wolfpack pride

In the days of watchsmithing, anytime a watch maker added a new sub-dial, it made things more complicated: hence, the...

Turn off IT and save!

As the fall semester comes to a close earlier this year and many university employees continue to work remotely, NC...

Six tips for online holiday shopping

With the holiday season approaching, online shopping will be at a record high. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most stores...

Use Pope Tech to scan authenticated websites 

The Pope Tech web accessibility scanner has a new feature that allows NC State users to scan websites that are...

Come to Second Annual IT Community Awards Celebration on Nov. 19

Let’s celebrate IT!  You’re cordially invited to attend the Second Annual IT Community Awards Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 19 at...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

“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...

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...

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