Important Security Concern regarding Quicktime Player on Windows Computers

We have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security to immediately remove the Quicktime video player from all Windows computers due to an exploit which allows hackers to take control. Quicktime, an Apple product, is no longer supported on Windows Operating System.  Apple does support Quicktime on Mac Computers which are not impacted by […]

Warning about Tax Related Identity Theft

Please be advised that our ITS counterparts at UNH report that they are currently investigating cases where UNH personnel – both faculty and staff – have experienced Identity Theft related to tax filing. At this time, ITS is not aware of any PSU individuals impacted by current year Tax filing related Identity Theft.  Even though […]

Please be ALERT for Phishing Attempts

During the last week, many of you have been tricked into providing your account password to an unauthorized party (aka have been Phished).  When an un-authorized entity has your username and password, they have access to everything you have access to.   This includes your email, course material and and any other information available to you in MyPlymouth. Please be […]

VDI Technology being tested in Lamson Library

Our Systems department has recently deployed some new technology known as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or (VDI) on the following computers in Lamson Library… Computer Names: Librefpc01 through Librefpc07 Computer Locations: Main Floor – Circular computer clusters behind the Reference Desk. Computer Names: Publamcove01 through Publamcove08 Computer Locations: Main Floor – Along the outside wall of classroom 102, […]

Tax-related Identity Theft on the Rise

As you have probably seen on the news, identity theft is on the rise, and PSU’s HR and ITS offices have recently been made aware that a very small number of the PSU community members have become victims of tax-related identity theft.  “Tax-related identity theft is when someone uses your Social Security number to file […]

MyPlymouth and related services will be unavailable on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

This Sunday March 15th, Information Technology Services will be doing maintenance on several of the databases that host our PSU Banner Services.  The work is scheduled to occur during the weekly maintenance window, and is planned to be complete by 8am. myPlymouth and its related services will be unavailable to all users beginning at 4 […]

ITS Courtesy Notice regarding Lenovo computers

PSU ITS has recently learned that a security vulnerability exists in Lenovo branded computers shipped between September 2014 and February 2015, called “Superfish”, which is an adware tool that was installed by Lenovo.   This tool makes it extremely easy for secure web transactions (for sites like banks, credit card companies, stores, etc.) to be hijacked […]

MyPlymouth and related services will be unavailable on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 6 am – Noon.

This Sunday December 7th, Information Technology Services will be doing maintenance on several Oracle database servers.  The work is scheduled to begin within the weekly maintenance window, but will extend until Noon.  This maintenance includes a vital patch for PSU Banner that must be in place by year-end in order to comply with licensing requirements. […]

ANNOUNCING STUDENT ADVANTAGE: Microsoft Office 365 Pro – No Cost for Student Use

  Starting August 15th, Plymouth State Information Technology Services will begin providing Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus for students at no cost via the Microsoft Student Advantage program. This agreement between PSU and Microsoft allows us to provide current students with the latest version of Office Professional Plus at school and on their personal computers […]

*** Technology Jobs for PSU Students ***

The ITS Help Desk located in the Lamson Learning Commons is looking for students to work as members of our Support Team.  Our student staff provides technology support for the entire PSU community; including Faculty, staff and students. Comfort and familiarly with Windows 7 & 8, Mac OSX .8 and .9 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks); […]

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System Status

All ITS systems Operational

July 7th, 2014 by Jo-Ann

All ITS systems are operational. If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@plymouth.edu or (603) 535-2929.

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