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Audio Visual Asset Refresh in North Terrace Campus Lower Napier Common Teaching Areas now commissioned

The full refresh of Audio Visual (AV) equipment in identified North Terrace Campus Lower Napier common teaching areas are now complete and ready for use.

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IT Security Alert - Booking.com holiday booking scam

ITDS have received reports that some Booking.com customers have been targeted by a hotel booking scam where scammers hijack hotels’ Booking.com accounts and use them to trick guests into sharing their payment card information.

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Research Management Systems Enhancements

Research Services and ITDS are teaming up to boost our research management services. We are streamlining Contract and Consulting Research data from Minuet into ResearchMaster for improved efficiency.

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Cyber Security Update: Local Administrator Rights

Recent events have shown us the very real risk cyber-attacks pose in our sector. Keeping our University’s devices and their confidential contents safe is of utmost priority. ​

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Audio Visual Refresh coming soon to North Terrace Campus Lower Napier Common Teaching Areas

In July 2023 the project team consulted with Academics who use the common teaching areas in Lower Napier to gain their feedback on the proposed layout and placement of new LCD screens and whiteboards in the rooms. The new screens can display high-quality images, videos, slides and other multimedia content, and the whiteboards can be used in conjunction with the screens for writing notes, drawing diagrams and brainstorming ideas. This will combine the convenience and versatility of digital technology with the simplicity and flexibility of traditional writing tools.

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Audio Visual Asset Refresh - priority University common teaching areas cameras soon to be upgraded

The Audio Visual (AV) Asset Refresh project has identified priority common teaching areas for upgrade during 2023. This activity will occur across the North Terrace, Roseworthy, and Waite campuses.

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CloudStor is being decommissioned

As of December 2023, AARNet are ceasing the operation of their CloudStor storage solution. The University of Adelaide staff & students storing vital information in CloudStor will need to find an alternate file storage and collaboration platform prior to CloudStor being decommissioned. It is the responsibility of the person who stored their files on CloudStor to remove them.

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Stay Secure: The crucial role of confirming Multi-Factor Authentication prompts

In today's interconnected digital world, safeguarding your online accounts is more crucial than ever. One powerful tool in your cybersecurity arsenal is multi-factor authentication (MFA), a method that adds an extra layer of protection to your online presence. While MFA significantly reduces the risk of unauthorised access, it's essential to remain vigilant and only confirm MFA (i.e., verifying login on your Okta Verify app or passing one-time code generated by an OTP app like Google Authenticator) prompts that you initiate yourself.

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Scam Alert! “Contact Microsoft to unlock your computer” and other remote access scams

There has been a significant increase in users reporting unexpected popups on their University of Adelaide devices stating that Microsoft has detected a virus on their device and that they should call the number displayed to receive assistance. This is most often triggered by clicking on a malicious link sent by email or from a website.

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Learning & Teaching Spaces Technology Service Improvement Plan

As part of longer-term plans to improve how AV enhancements are implemented in common teaching spaces, ITDS is working in close collaboration with the Learning and Teaching Advisory Group (Facilities) to consult with the academic community on how this technology is best implemented.

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