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Critical Security Software Updates

by Rachel on July 28, 2014 in Announcements, Technical Support

Tuesday morning at 2:00am on July 29, 2014 campus computers will receive a software update to better protect against viruses, malware, and botnets. The update will automatically restart computers that are left on. Users are strongly urged to save any work before leaving Monday evening, July 28. For computers that are powered off, the restart will occur when powered back on. This campus-wide software update only applies to computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system.

In a continued effort to provide better service, faculty and staff can expect all future updates to be performed during a 2:00 AM Monday night/Tuesday morning. IT will notify the campus community of future updates well in advance. Restarts are expected to be required at least twice monthly on all computers. Some computers may require a technician to manually update the software and if this is needed, someone from IT will come by the department to assist.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Helpdesk at 229-245-HELP (4357).

Brian Haugabrook, CIO for VSU IT

by Rachel on July 10, 2014 in Announcements

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Valdosta State University President William J. McKinney named Brian Haugabrook Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Division of Information Technology on July 1, 2014. Haugabrook joined VSU in 2004. In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Public Administration, Haugrabrook has advanced within Information Technology as programmer, systems analyst, director of data warehouse, and interim CIO since 2013. Read more in the full article…

May/June 2014 Super Techs

by Rachel on July 10, 2014 in Spotlight

 TSS Super Tech Award Recipients for May – June 2014
Technicians are assessed using a developed rubric emphasizing initiative, professionalism, quality of work, reliability, and uniqueness. Recipients of the award receive a certificate and a $25 gift card.



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