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Power On for Updates

November 1, 2018

Leave your computer on one night a week to get updates and patches without interrupting your work. For more information on critical updates and other digital security topics contact F&O IT Security via e-mail ( or phone (919-962-4335).

Stay Safe When Using USB Drives

October 15, 2018

Because USB drives (sometimes known as thumb drives), are small, readily available, inexpensive and extremely portable, they are popular for storing and transporting files from one computer to another. However, these same characteristics make them appealing to attackers and putting … Read more

2-Step Verification for Office 365

September 28, 2018

By Nov. 29, a new security process called 2-Step Verification will be required to access Office 365, which includes email, calendar and OneDrive, among many other applications.

Bomgar Coming Soon

August 24, 2018

Finance and Operations Information Technology Services will soon roll out Bomgar, a program that will enable IT to provide you with better support by remotely connecting to your computer (with your permission) and quickly resolving your computer and software issues. … Read more

Sensitive Information Survey

August 17, 2018

If you have yet to complete the Finance and Operations Information Technology Sensitive Information Survey, please do so today. Your feedback helps our IT team keep our important information safe and secure.

Have you been Pwned?

August 15, 2018

The website enables you to see if your email or password has been compromised in a data breach. Go to the site, enter your email address(s) and it will tell you the results. (According to Wikipedia, pwned is a … Read more

New Feature in Office 365 Email

June 7, 2017

One of the advantages of Office 365 is that new features are added by Microsoft throughout the year. This ensures that you have the most up-to-date version and features. Most of the time these new features and capabilities don’t cause … Read more