Craig Fowler

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From updates on major projects and initiatives to the professional and educational achievements of our staff, our goal is to keep you informed on how we’re working to better serve you today and in the future. We welcome your feedback. If you have a question, comment or suggestion, please contact us.

CIO Craig A. Fowler

Curative Analysis: ‘Own IT’ Update for September 2016

The Curative Analysis team in IT is tasked with finding the causes of significant IT issues that affect campus. In this news update, we draw your attention to some of the problems being investigated or issues handled recently. Wireless Devices Broadcasting:  A sharp increase in wireless devices emitting signals in the residence halls is causing […]

October 2016: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

  Did you know? 93% of Americans believe their online actions can help make the web safer for everyone. However, 28% of Americans say they lack knowledge about ways to stay safer online. Here are some tips to help: Protect Your Device: Add a passcode to your cell phone, tablet, or laptop right now! Use […]

NEW! Professional Development Courses for Faculty and Staff

Beginning this semester, the Division of IT will be offering a brand new professional development service in the core applications of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive. This is your opportunity to Increase your efficiency and productivity and save time by learning many of the features and functionalities of Microsoft Office. […]

How are we doing? IT shares its metrics for July 2015 through June 2016

  Internet Connection Uptime 100% No unplanned outages Core Network Uptime 99.85% June 11-13: 2 day, 6 hour outage in Reid due to power failure May 25: 7 hour outage in parts of HHS due to power/generator failure May 11: 14 hour outage in Forsyth 2nd floor due to power failure May 6 – May […]

Information Security Awareness: Ransomware

  What Is it? Malicious software (Malware) delivered to your computer which prevents you from accessing your files most often by encrypting them. To get access to your files again you are instructed to pay a ransom to get the key to unencrypt them (see below):   How can I get this on my computer? […]