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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

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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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) available starting October 30

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Posted: Oct 21, 2019

Category: News , General Interest , IT Announcements


On Oct. 30, UNB’s current Virtual Private Network (VPN), Pulse Secure, is being replaced with a new VPN solution – FortiClient – that is more reliable, stable and secure. What is a VPN? UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even when you’re not on...

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Security Alert - Recent scams targeting UNB students

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Posted: Oct 18, 2019

Category: IT Security , IT Security Alerts , General Interest


Two scams (details below) have recently targeted UNB students, trying to collect personal information like your banking details and social insurance number (SIN). Never share personal information like your SIN, banking information or passwords online, via email or over the phone. Please see below for more tips to protect yourself and your information and steps to take if you’ve fallen for...

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ESET update for UNB-owned Windows computers starting Aug. 26

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Posted: Aug 20, 2019

Category: IT Announcements , General Interest , News


Starting Monday, Aug. 26, ITS will be updating all UNB-owned Windows computers with the latest version of ESET, UNB’s endpoint security software. What this means to you Note: this update impacts UNB-owned Windows computers only. If you have a Mac, you won’t be affected. This update will be pushed out automatically by ITS with no action required by you. As your computer is being...

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Give your input on UNB's Identity and Access Management policy

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Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Category: IT Security , IT Announcements , General Interest


ITS is seeking input from faculty, staff and students on UNB’s draft identity and access management (IdAM) policy.  What is IdAM? IdAM refers to the set of business policies, processes and supporting infrastructure for managing how we create, maintain and use IT accounts at UNB. It enables us to: Secure access to resources; Efficiently manage this access; Respond faster to changing...

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