Garrett Eastwood

Garrett Eastwood

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International Cybersecurity Awareness Month – 2020 Keeping your online accounts and devices safe at home and at work.

October 12, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

With the growing demand for online convenience, the need for strong account and network security is very important. Since March, many people have had to move away from their secured network environments at work to their home offices. And you better believe that cyber criminals have been taking advantage of the situation. That is why

IS&T System Status and Announcements Page Up-to-date information on University wide systems outages and service interruptions.

October 7, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

IS&T would like to introduce our new System Status page. This new tool will provide all campus users with up-to-date information regarding upcoming maintenance announcements, service interruptions, and system outages. We recommend that you visit and bookmark this page for quick and easy access. This is important to refer to in the event of any

New Features for Microsoft Teams

May 12, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

On Tuesday, May 12th, Microsoft enabled Chapman University for up to 9 simultaneous video streams during Teams meetings.   Additionally, non-video participants will always appear in the “Stage” at the bottom of the view, ensuring that screen is exclusively occupied by video.  They also have promised additional expansion of the number of video streams shown at

Chronicle of Higher Education – Potential Security Issue Compromised user accounts are being sold on the Dark Web

May 12, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

This is an important notice from the Chapman University Office of Information Security. We have been notified that the Dark Web is being flooded by data for sale due to recent third-party site data breaches (see “Hacker group floods dark web with data stolen from 11 companies“). One of the sites listed among those who’s

Concur Detect Coming May 11th New tool to integrate with Concur Expenses

May 5, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

Chapman will start using Concur Detect to help evaluate our expense reports. Detect uses machine-learning technology to check for errors and compliance issues.  This new tool will reduce the manual review process done by Accounts Payable and will, therefore, improve overall reimbursement time.  Expense reports will  first route to Detect to be reviewed by Accounts

Coronavirus Map Email Scam New email scam that will infect your computer with malware.

March 12, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

IS&T has received several notifications today about the existence of a website (corona-virus-map[.]com) that promises up to date information about the COVID-19 corona virus, but whose real purpose is to infect visitors’ computers with malware. This particular site stole an image from the John Hopkins interactive map and will only compromise unpatched Windows systems. However,

Microsoft Teams Replacing Skype for Business Microsoft set to retire Skype for Business.

March 12, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

You may have already heard the news – Skype for Business is being retired by Microsoft.  Their new tool, Microsoft Teams, has been built from the ground up and provides a significantly improved experience for chat, meetings, and collaboration.   As an existing Skype for Business user, we’d like you to try using Microsoft Teams for

International Data Privacy Day 2020

January 28, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Data Privacy Day spotlights the value of information and how to “Own Your Privacy”. Privacy and protecting personal information is important to Chapman University. One thing we encourage everyone

Find My Meeting Meeting scheduling made easy!

January 21, 2020 by | Information Systems & Technology

When it comes to scheduling meetings in Outlook, finding common times is probably the most frustrating part. IS&T would like to introduce you to a new tool called Meeting Poll. Meeting Poll is an Outlook 365 add-in that helps you quickly and easily find common times on your calendar that match other attendees’ calendars. How

MyAnalytics Microsoft's MyAnalytics services have been turned off.

December 5, 2019 by | Information Systems & Technology

What is MyAnalytics? MyAnalytics is a Microsoft Office 365 application designed to help you gain insight into how and who you spend your time, with the goal of optimizing tasks and making you more efficient. For those who are using MyAnayltics, please be aware that IS&T has turned off the services on all university owned

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