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Zoom Minimum Version Requirement – Update by February 4

Zoom has implemented a Software Quarterly Lifecycle Policy requiring a new minimum version every three months—the first weekend of November, February, May, and August. This policy ensures all users have the required privacy and security updates and the latest features. On February 4, Zoom will require version 5.10.3.

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Are Your Canvas Course Sites Accessible?

One of the many ways Northwestern IT supports the University’s commitment to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment is a collaborative effort providing instructors the skills and tools necessary to create Canvas course sites that meet digital accessibility standards.

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Welcome to the New IT Site

Northwestern IT is excited to introduce a refreshed website, the culmination of a year-long effort to redesign the organization's online presence to better prioritize the user experience. We invite you to take a guided tour of the highlights, including new convenience features, upgraded navigation, and more.

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Get to Know the New IT Service Management Portal

As part of an ongoing commitment to improve service delivery across the University community, Northwestern IT introduced a new IT Service Management (ITSM) Portal built on the TeamDynamix platform. The portal is designed to help users find the IT information, resources, and support they need, more efficiently and through enhanced features.

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Keeping Data Private is Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Securing data doesn’t have to be complicated. In recognition of Data Privacy Week, we are sharing news about information security office hours and essential steps to help you make the right decisions about keeping data private.

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Securing Your Internet of Things

January 31, 2023

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe the ever-growing list of “smart” devices and other everyday objects that connect to the internet. Are your connected devices protected? Learn more about staying safe!

Events

Feb
8
2023

Introduction to Canvas for Instructors

1:30 PM
Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and f...
Feb
9
2023

Exploring 3D Data with ParaView

1:00 PM
ParaView enables real time visualization and exploration of three dimensional data sets. The ParaView software is open-s...
Feb
21
2023

Beyond Basics: Mastering Templates and Pages in Canvas

10:30 AM
Have you ever tried to build a great page in Canvas but got stuck? Would you like an aesthetically pleasing course layou...