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April 2018

Windows 10 for DSA

Windows 10 for DSA The Division of Student Affairs (DSA) is transitioning from Windows 7 to Windows 10 as it's primary supported business operating system platform. What is happening? The Division of Student [...]

March 2018

Cybersecurity Foundations Course | April 9-13, 2018

The Division of Student Affairs Department of Information Technology is hosting a Cybersecurity Foundations Course April 9-13, 2018. Please register online as seating is limited. The Cybersecurity Foundations course will be a five-day private, group training [...]

February 2018

Spirion (Identity Finder) Scans

Division of Student Affairs (DSA) workstations utilize Spirion software (formerly called Identity Finder) to scan for protected information (e.g., Social Security numbers) in accordance with the TAMU IT Policy Control Catalog. Scans are scheduled to run automatically at the beginning of every month, within the [...]

January 2018

Meltdown and Spectre

What is it? Meltdown and Spectre are two closely related security vulnerabilities that affect virtually all computers in the world. They stem from a flaw in the design of computer processors. The flaw has been [...]

December 2017

Workstation and Infrastructure Update Schedules

DoIT regularly updates DSA workstations as well as IT infrastructure and services to maintain a secure and dependable environment. DSA Workstations are updated and rebooted typically on the fourth weekend of every month (outside DSA business [...]

October 2017

Cybersecurity Panel Provides Good Insights

DoIT recently sponsored an event for Cybersecurity Month in cooperation with the Brazos Valley Project Manager's Institute and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) - a panel of local experts who talked about how got [...]