Month: October 2014

Wireless Equipment Maintenance

SERVICE: Update existing wireless equipment IMPACT: Certain wireless networks (such as CofC-Guest and CofC-Secure) will be unavailable depending upon locations. DATE: Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 (College is closed due to Election Day) TIME: Starting at 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM OVERVIEW: On Tuesday, November 4th starting at 9:00 AM, Network Engineering will perform an upgrade on equipment that supports…Continue Reading Wireless Equipment Maintenance

Faculty Showcase

Please join your colleagues for a SPOOKY good time learning about strategies to more effectively engage your students. Faculty presenters will share how they use innovative tools and applications to bring their students back to life! At each table, you will learn a trick and receive a sweet treat! Costumes are optional but, of course,…Continue Reading Faculty Showcase

VPN Software Upgrade

SERVICE: VPN Software Upgrade IMPACT: Internal and External VPN Access will be intermittent throughout the identified maintenance window. DATE: Thursday, November 6th, 2014 TIME: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM OVERVIEW: On Thursday, November 6th from 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM, Network Engineering will perform a software upgrade on equipment that supports the internal and external…Continue Reading VPN Software Upgrade

FileLocker Application Maintenance

SERVICE: FileLocker Application Upgrade IMPACT: IT will be performing an upgrade to filelocker.cofc.edu. This application will experience a service disruption during this upgrade window. DATE: Monday, October 27, 2014 TIME: 9:00AM until 4:00PM OVERVIEW: IT will be performing an upgrade to filelocker.cofc.edu. FileLocker will not be available for use between 9:00AM and 4:00PM on October 27th,…Continue Reading FileLocker Application Maintenance

Routine Application Maintenance

SERVICE: Routine Application Maintenance IMPACT: IT will be performing routine maintenance on the applications listed below.  These applications may experience a brief service disruption during this maintenance window. DATE: Sunday, October 12th. TIME: 12:00AM until 3:00PM OVERVIEW: IT will be performing preventative maintenance on College applications during the routine second Sunday maintenance window. The applications…Continue Reading Routine Application Maintenance

Improve Your Cybersecurity

Security is an essential element of software design, development, testing, and maintenance. The software we use every day on our phones, tablets, and computers may have vulnerabilities that can compromise our personal information and privacy. How we use our IT products and devices is important. From locking our portable devices to making sure that all…Continue Reading Improve Your Cybersecurity

WordPress Blogs Performance Issues

SERVICE: WordPress Blogs (blogs.charleston.edu) IMPACT: Users may experience a disruption in service to their blogs due to CampusPress performance issues. Websites that pull feeds from the blog may experience disruption. DATE: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 OVERVIEW: CampusPress, the College’s WordPress host has reported that they are currently experiencing ongoing and sporadic network performance issues. Their team is working hard…Continue Reading WordPress Blogs Performance Issues

OS X Bash Update 1.0

Apple has released a software update for the OS X, the operating system that runs on the Mac, to fix a bash vulnerability. “The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to recently reported bash vulnerabilities,” an Apple spokesperson told iMore. “Bash, a UNIX command shell and language included in OS X,…Continue Reading OS X Bash Update 1.0