Ending Support for McAfee Products on University Computers

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If your University computer or device is using McAfee antivirus or encryption software, you need to switch to a new solution by the end of 2016.  Effective January 1, 2017, the University of Illinois will no longer support McAfee antivirus software, full disk encryption software, or the ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO).

McAfee ePO centrally manages McAfee software in a given environment. It’s the brain that controls all McAfee software installed on University machines, including new releases, updates, and bug fixes.

  October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Lights in your home. Security cameras. Social Media. Banking. Medical and academic records. The internet is prevalent in nearly every aspect of our lives today whether we are aware of it or not. The physical safety of your devices and the security of your data is crucial. Staying safe online is so crucial that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is now in its fourteenth year.

  Pokémon Gone

This article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on how innovations in technology affect campus life.

By Sara Abdeljalil, Economics '18

  Breaking WiFi Records

 

Over the summer, Technology Services refreshed every wireless access point on campus, installing brand new hardware in order to provide an improved wireless experience on campus. The results of that massive effort have been record breaking, with more devices connecting to our network, better performance, and happier students and faculty.

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