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Oracle Maintenance on Aug. 7-8

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:20pm

The University’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) will be unavailable starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, until 7 a.m. on Saturday Aug. 8.

Phishing Alert: Email Scam Offers Fake Job Opportunity

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:12pm

Pitt Information Technology is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims to offer a job to recipients. Recent examples of this scam include an offer for employment at the U.S. Open Golf Tournament or as a personal assistant. Such scams attempt to obtain sensitive personal data, such as bank account information.

CyberCamp 2020: Virtually Fantastic

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:56pm

On July 20-24, the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security (Pitt Cyber), Pitt IT, and Robert Morris University hosted the fourth annual Air Force Association CyberCamp. But CyberCamp looked a little different this year—it was all virtual.

Migration of the University’s Network to a New DNS Scheduled for Dec. 7

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:47pm


In December 2019, Pitt Information Technology migrated the University’s network to a new domain name system (DNS). This change increased redundancy and resiliency, as part of Pitt IT’s ongoing efforts to improve effectiveness and efficiencies. On December 7, 2020, the University will complete the migration. After this date, servers with manually configured, outdated DNS addresses will no longer function.

The Future of Box at Pitt

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 1:22pm

Box is ending its unlimited storage offering and changing its licensing structure after the University's contract expires next year---in August 2021.

July Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 4:19pm

Microsoft has announced security updates affecting Windows, Edge, Office, and more.