2014 News archive

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April 2014
Staff sections of the ICT website are now on the intranet   View Summary
16 April 2014
ICT TransitionStaff sections of the ICT website (sydney.edu.au/ict) will be shutting down on Wednesday 30 April, with information for staff now available on the intranet
Scheduled Maintenance for student and guest wireless networks 18/04/2014   View Summary
15 April 2014
wireless outageTo increase the capacity of the student wireless network, ICT will be conducting maintenance on the wireless network on Friday 18 April.
ICT Service Update: University services now online   View Summary
14 April 2014
Outage updateICT has successfully restored access to University services affected by the hardware failure that occurred last Thursday afternoon. Some faculty-specific applications hosted on services will need to be validated this week. If you require assistance or more information please contact the ICT Helpdesk on ext 16000.
ICT is protecting against the Heartbleed Bug   View Summary
14 April 2014
HeartbleedICT has quickly responded to the recent Heartbleed Bug by proactively patching its internet systems and authentication servers, with other systems to be patched over the coming days.
ICT service update: hardware failure affecting key systems   View Summary
11 April 2014
OutageICT will be working over the weekend to restore access to the services affected by the hardware failure that occurred on Thursday afternoon and will provide updates as services become available on the ICT Service Status page.
Organising internet access for visitors and guests   View Summary
11 April 2014
Guest Wireless internetIf you have a visitor who will be on-campus you can give them access to the wireless guest network. A guest wireless account is easy to set up and allows your visitors to access the wireless network in the same locations where you can access UniSydney.
Do you talk faster than you type? If so, Dragon is the software for you   View Summary
9 April 2014
Dragon softwareIf you need a piece of software that will allow you to control your computer hands-free, try Dragon software. Dragon is a product designed to increase efficiency through speech recognition technology.
Effective techniques for teaching and research using MATLAB   View Summary
4 April 2014
MATLAB techniquesMATLAB developer Loren Shure will be delivering a free seminar which will present tools, techniques and examples for incorporating computational modelling and data analysis into the curriculum.
March 2014
Wireless microphones in lecture theatres may be unusable on Tuesday 18 March   View Summary
17 March 2014
lecturerThe University's wireless microphones may experience interference when teaching staff use them on Tuesday 18 March. This is a result of changes made to the broadcast frequencies of Sydney television stations, which is part of the government's nation-wide roll out of digital TV.
Get connected with Student IT services   View Summary
4 March 2014
As a student, you get a variety of ICT services including MyUni, printing, student email, computing spaces and unlimited wireless internet.
Identifying phishing emails   View Summary
4 March 2014
How to identify emails designed to steal your personal information "Phishing emails" are designed to trick you into providing private information such as your username, password or banking details.
February 2014
Casual roles available at the ICT Helpdesk    View Summary
13 February 2014
The ICT Helpdesk is looking to hire several technically skilled casual staff members
Outbound email disrupted - 11 February 2014   View Summary
11 February 2014
External mail is being blockedEmail sent from University email systems to external addresses is currently being blocked and released in 15 minute intervals. Internal mail is not affected.
Network upgrade scheduled 9am-5pm Sunday 16 February   View Summary
11 February 2014
Network maintenanceUniSydney may be unavailable for 30 minutes while ICT upgrades the university network.
January 2014
Network maintenance scheduled 9am-5pm Saturday 25 January   View Summary
21 January 2014
There may be intermittent network interruptions throughout the day and you may experience instances when you cannot use systems such as University phones, the University website and email.