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Announcement: Adobe Flash (End-of-Life) Removal

June 30, 2022 by | Software

Both Software and Hardware have a “life cycle” that is determined by the developer/manufacturer. When a product reaches the end of its life cycle, it becomes “end-of-life,” at which point the developer no longer maintains the software and does not issue future security updates. Since December 31, 2020, Adobe has stopped distributing and supporting Flash.

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The New Fischer Identity Management System is Here!

June 9, 2022 by | Technology

As previously announced, we have switched to Fischer Identity Management System to improve our ability to manage Chapman identity and system access. Fischer offers a flexible and adaptable platform that can meet the varying needs of our organizations and will help us provide improved workflows while keeping our data safe. The new system will be

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Protecting Yourself When Interacting with Digital Files

June 7, 2022 by | Technology

Chapman University’s Information Security team has identified a new vulnerability that could affect MS Office users. This blog will review their findings, what Chapman is doing to protect the community, and share some best digital file and internet safety practices.  New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel) Microsoft has recently disclosed a vulnerability (CVE-2022-30190)

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Introducing Fischer Identity Management System

June 6, 2022 by | Announcements

Identity management, otherwise known as identity and access management (IAM), is an identity security framework that authenticates and authorizes user access to resources such as applications, data, systems, and cloud platforms. Chapman’s current IAM system, although effective, is expensive to maintain due to the complexity of the solution. The university’s IAM system was not designed

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The New Concur User Interface is Here!

June 2, 2022 by | Technology

Dear Concur Users, As previously announced, updates to the Concur Expense system are about to go live. I would like to thank our colleagues in IS&T for their support on this project and those of you across the campus who volunteered as test users who converted early to ensure everything worked properly and to provide

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May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day - Learn How You Can Make Digital Content Inclusive for All

May 17, 2022 by | Technology

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is a yearly event that aims to raise awareness about the importance of digital inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities. It is also a way for people to get involved in conversations about this issue.  Despite the increasing number of people using digital platforms, there are still many barriers

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Zoom Updates Are Essential to Stay Connected

May 16, 2022 by | Technology

On November 5, 2022, all Zoom clients will be mandated to update their software to version 5.8.6 or higher to comply with a new minimum update requirement. Also, going forward, Zoom will introduce a new minimum version every three months. This schedule will enforce the updated minimum version on the first Saturday of February, May,

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Cyber Security Quarterly Newsletter

May 13, 2022 by | Technology

Cyber Security Quarterly Newsletter  MAY 2022 – Volume 1 Issue 2  Spring Cleaning Time We are halfway into the second quarter of 2022 and that means a new Security Newsletter! With tax season officially over we hope you all stayed away from any seasonal tax scams that may have come your way. With the release of

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Announcing the Sunsetting of Panopto

April 28, 2022 by | Software

Last month, Chapman University IS&T announced our partnership with the YuJa video platform to replace Panopto as the central platform to create, manage, discover, and share video content across devices. Our goal is to complete this transition by the end of the year.  Today, we want to share our plans for the sunsetting of Panopto.  We are

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