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Congratulations to UNB for the Success of the CANHEIT 2015 Conference and Winning a CUCCIO Award

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Posted: June 24, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, IT Announcements, Events, Our Community


Last week UNB ITS hosted CANHEIT 2015 and it was a huge success! Thanks to the many volunteers from ITS along with support from UNB Conference Services, we were able to host this year’s CANHEIT conference which brought together hundreds of Higher Ed. IT professionals from coast to coast. The sessions during the day provided our attendees the perfect way to learn and share experiences, but the...

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Ruthless new ransomware hits Android users

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Posted: June 24, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IT Security, General Interest


Do you use your smartphone like a computer and check emails, download files, and even just browse the web? Make sure you’ve got protection. With more and more malicious software spreading across the internet and creeping into mobile devices around the world, it’s more important than ever before to be aware of how malware could impact not just your device, but your personal information stored on...

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Take an Online course this summer

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Posted: June 24, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Are you looking to extend your knowledge in your field of study, or want to discover something new, but you can’t afford to take time off work to go to class? The College of Extended Learning (CEL) has it all! CEL has many UNB courses to choose from that you can do online. Courses offered can go towards certifications, diplomas of different levels, and unique programs. With varying course...

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CANHEIT 2015 Conference coming to UNB next week

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Posted: June 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


ITS, in collaboration with UNB Conference Services, is excited to be hosting CANHEIT 2015 next week on the UNB Fredericton campus. CANHEIT (Canadian Higher Education IT) is Canada’s only national conference focusing on IT issues and trends in Canadian universities and colleges. With the theme of Keep Calm and Power Up, this year’s conference is bringing together over 300 IT professionals,...

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HotSpot Parking nominated for 100 000 Award

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Posted: June 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Have you feared getting a parking ticket when trying to park downtown because you forgot to get change for the meter? Phillip Curley is a local entrepreneur and UNB Graduate. He has been tackling this very challenge for drivers and retailers to bring a more comfortable setting for parking in Fredericton’s downtown core, with the creation of HotSpot Parking. Phillip ran a pilot on select parking...

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Just when you thought Malware couldn t get any worse Watch out for Crimeware

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Posted: June 10, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IT Security, General Interest, Our Community


Malicious software can come in all shapes and forms, but the most dangerous form is Crimeware. What is Crimeware? Crimeware is malicious software designed to expressly perform illegal online activities, typically implemented by organized crime. The latest from this category is a Trojan Horse known as Zeus or Zbot, that attempts to steal any confidential information from compromised machines. If...

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Lynda com Your one-stop shop for learning new skills

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Posted: June 3, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Have some downtime this summer? Learn something new with Lynda.com. An award winning provider of online video-based training, Lynda.com gives you access to thousands of video courses on various software, design, animation, and so much more. Not sure if Lynda.com is right for you? Take a course for a test drive and if you like what you see, you can reserve your free online seat today through UNB...

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What tools are used to make your favourite website Visit Builtwith com to find out

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Posted: June 3, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Geek Speak


Looking for ideas on what software and tools you should be using to get the most out of your website? Or simply curious about all the different components that were used to put together your favourite site? Check out www.builtwith.com . Just enter a website’s URL on the Built With home page and click Lookup, and you will get a breakdown of what the website uses for its web server, analytics...

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Management Briefing - CANHEIT 2015 being hosted by ITS at UNB

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Posted: June 1, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Management Briefings


CANHEIT (Canadian Higher Education IT) is Canada’s only national conference focusing on IT issues and trends in Canadian universities and colleges today. ITS is pleased to be the conference host this year; working closely with UNB Conference Services, we will be welcoming over 300 IT professionals, vendors, and guests to UNB, serving up a great program, awesome social events, inspiring...

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