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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. Microsoft Office macros will soon be blocked on University-managed computers across all versions of Microsoft Office, except for cases where there is a demonstrated business need. This will reduce the risk of data breaches and increase protection against malicious software.
The University has implemented a new Enterprise Relationship Management (ERM) solution, built on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform. Implementation of the solution is one of the key strategic enablers for the University’s Digital Future Technology Strategy to help support its growth targets.
The UofA Cyber Security Framework (CSF) is a set of technical security standards that IT custodians (may be internal or vendor to whom you have outsourced remote management) must understand and comply with, and cover topics such as security of data, network, endponts, and third party risk management. A subset of standards have now been published, with more to follow.
Microsoft will be releasing a new and upgraded version of MS Teams globally starting in Quarter 2 of 2023.
The Service Status page will be migrated from the ITDS website to the MyIT portal on 11 April 2023. The new Service Status page in MyIT will provide staff and students more detailed information, and a more efficient way of reporting outages in instances where it affects multiple people.
Regular updates are released by device manufacturers and software developers to fix bugs, address security vulnerabilities, and introduce new features. They are designed to improve functionality while ensuring the device remains secure. Please keep your devices up to date so personal information and sensitive data are protected against potential threats.
Kofax will be unavailable from 5:00pm on Friday, 24 March until 12:00pm on Sunday, 26 March. During the outage, OKTA multi-factor authentication will be enabled on the platform. This will further help protect our data and systems from unauthorised access.
Many University staff are using ChatGPT for both work and home tasks such as research, problem solving, and writing. Please be wary of inputting sensitive or confidential data, such as student personal information or commercially sensitive data, into the application as the platform does not guarantee security of such data.
The Digital Marketing and Insights Enablement program is implementing and activating marketing technology to achieve an improved digital experience for staff and students across key platforms, including high value websites, leveraging the investment made in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).This will ensure a seamless, personalised experience for users, making it easy for them to enrol with us which in turn, supports revenue growth for the University of Adelaide.
The Digital Marketing and Insights Enablement program is implementing and activating marketing technology to achieve an improved digital experience for staff and students across key platforms, including high value websites, leveraging the investment made in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).This will ensure a seamless, personalised and consistent experience for users, making it easy for them to enrol with us which in turn, supports revenue grown for the University of Adelaide.