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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

What is the difference between SharePoint, O365 Groups, and Teams?

UNB O365

Posted: Jan 21, 2020

Category: News , Tips and Tricks , General Interest


Over the past several years, I’ve created a list of some of the questions I get most frequently about Office 365 (O365) tools and apps:  What is SharePoint?  What’s the difference between O365 Groups and Teams?  Which one would work best for me?  Office 365 is always growing, so there are always new tools to explore and new features coming available, but the...

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Be careful using the auto-complete feature in your email

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Posted: Jan 21, 2020

Category: Tips and Tricks , IT Security , General Interest


Email programs like Outlook and Apple Mail have many convenient features, including “auto-complete” – a feature that pre-populates email addresses as you start typing in a recipient’s email address. While this feature is efficient and saves time, there is a risk of mistakenly selecting the wrong recipient, which can lead to a privacy breach. In fact, sending email to...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

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Posted: Jan 21, 2020

Category: General Interest , IT Security Alerts , IT Security


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students across Canada are once again being targeted by scam emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Be on the lookout for tax refund scams - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account...

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How O365 can help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Heidi Harding

Posted: Jan 6, 2020

Category: Tips and Tricks , General Interest


Welcome back to UNB for a new semester and a new year! The first few weeks back can feel busy or even hectic, and New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep. If you haven’t already explored the tools and services available to you through Office 365 (O365) here at UNB, this might be a great time to do so – several can help you stay on track with your resolutions and start 2020...

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Changes to UNB voicemail on Nov. 27

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Posted: Nov 14, 2019

Category: IT Announcements , General Interest , News , Projects


On Wednesday, Nov. 27, ITS must make important updates to UNB voicemail services. These changes are temporary until UNB’s new telephone services are fully in place this winter. Faculty and staff - What do you need to do? On Nov. 27, once the updates are complete, those with voicemail will receive an email with a temporary voicemail pin. Use this temporary pin to set your new voicemail pin...

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By the Numbers: a Collection of ITS Statistics - 4.0

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Posted: Nov 12, 2019

Category: General Interest , News


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New IT Service Catalog available Nov. 15

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Posted: Nov 12, 2019

Category: General Interest , News , IT Announcements


On November 15, the UNB IT Service Catalog is getting a facelift featuring: More up-to-date content Enhanced search features and navigation A more modern look and feel Improved view on mobile devices And more As part of this, the web address (URL) for the service catalog will be changing - please update your bookmarks accordingly. What is an IT Service Catalog? The catalog provides an...

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Project Update Town Hall: Changes to UNB Telephone Services

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Posted: Nov 7, 2019

Category: News , IT Announcements , General Interest , Events


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a town hall for important updates on coming changes to UNB’s telephone services and voicemail. We hope you’ll join us: Fredericton: Tuesday, Nov. 192:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MacLaggan Hall, room 105 Saint John: Thursday, Nov. 21 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hazen Hall, room 239 No RSVP necessary – all faculty and staff are...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Google Chrome Zero Day Exploit

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Posted: Nov 5, 2019

Category: General Interest , IT Security , IT Security Alerts


Do you use Google Chrome on your computer or mobile device? World-wide security vulnerabilities have recently been discovered in Chrome that could put your devices at risk (further details below). To protect your devices and data, please make sure your Chrome browser is up to date with the latest security patches. To do this: Mac/Windows:  Within Chrome, click the three vertical dots in...

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eServices and other internal UNB sites to be updated

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Posted: Oct 29, 2019

Category: General Interest , IT Announcements , News


Over the next 16 months eServices, WebAdvisor, InsideUNB, and the myUNB Portal will be updated or replaced to improve functionality, accessibility, and design. Changes to these - and other internally focused websites - will be strategic, thoroughly tested and include significant community involvement with criteria and processes developed and followed. eServices and WebAdvisor First introduced...

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