Archive for 2020

Zoom Recordings and Support

As a reminder, starting Wednesday, December 16, Zoom recordings will be subject to a 60-day deletion timer. Video recordings more than 60 days old will automatically be removed, while more recent videos will be displayed with a countdown that indicates when they will be deleted. Videos that have been removed can be retrieved for 30 […]

Website Redesign Listening Sessions

Technology Services and the office of Marketing and Communication will be hosting a pair of listening sessions regarding the upcoming Gustavus website redesign process. You are invited to join for as long as you desire to share feedback, ask questions, or just listen. The sessions will be held on the following dates/times. Make sure you […]

COVIDaware MN app for exposure notification

Today the State of Minnesota, following several other states, launched a COVID-19 exposure notification app called COVIDaware MN that can be installed on your mobile phone.  This app will notify you if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.  To learn more about how this app works, its […]

Adobe Flash end of life

Adobe has announced that Adobe Flash will be end of life December 31, 2020.  After this date, Adobe Flash will no longer receive security updates or patches from Adobe.  Due to the very high security risk of this application, Adobe Flash will no longer be available on Gustavus owned machines after this date.  At this […]

Technology Services Updated Hours

Technology Services will have updated availability starting the week of Nov. 23. With an exception for Thanksgiving, our office will be open and staff will be ready to assist you according to the following schedule: November 23-25, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. November 26-27, Closed Nov 30-Dec 15, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. We […]

Supplemental Technology Requests

GTS has updated their technology request process to accommodate the post-Thanksgiving learning transition. If you are in need of a laptop, webcam, MiFi, or something more specific, please submit your request at https://gustavus.edu/techrequest. 

Google Cloud Print end of life

Google will be deprecating Google Cloud print in December 2020.  If you are using GCP to print, we recommend migrating to another solution.  Technology Services has implemented a replacement for GCP called Mobility print. For more information on this option, please use the link below. https://print.gac.edu:9164/setup For more information on printing options, please visit the […]

About the Website Redesign

Technology Services has begun working with the Marketing and Communication team to refresh the College’s website with a goal of relaunching in spring/summer 2021. While we have been through this process many times before, it is always one fraught with anxiety as we scramble to gather and process input from the community before, ultimately, translating […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Phishing and Ransomware

Phishing  is the fraudulent practice of sending emails claiming to be from a reputable source in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information such as passwords or credit card information.  It is a tool used to try to coerce people into clicking on a malicious site or to download malicious software such as Ransomware.  […]

Google Workspace Marketplace app changes

The Google Workspace Marketplace offers the ability to enhance the experience provided by Google Workspace by integrating with other third-party apps such as Zoom.  Although this provides benefits, there are also additional risks as well.  Installing a third party app from the marketplace will increase the risk of data exposure since the information available in […]