Archive for September, 2010

IT Open Forums to address new security policies, computer pricing initiative

Join CIO Craig Fowler and the Division of Information Technology for one of two IT Open Forums that will address questions concerning new security policies and the new Computer Pricing Initiative (CPI).

Automatic e-mail forwarding capability to retire Oct. 14

In an effort to meet contractual, regulatory and statutory obligations to protect certain types of data, automatic e-mail forwarding to external addresses from WCU email will be retired Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010.

Connection protocol known as IMAP to retire Jan. 2011

In order to reduce security risk to university accounts, the connection protocol known as IMAP will be retired Monday, January 17, 2011.

New purchasing procedures to cover all desktop, laptop computers through Dell

As of October 1, new purchasing procedures cover all desktop and laptop computers through WCU’s approved vendor Dell.

Mobile communication device pilot program takes off

Beginning Monday, Sept. 13, three university divisions (IT, athletics, and student affairs) will begin a pilot of the Mobile Communication Device Program.