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Employees and others with @olemiss.edu email addresses will soon need to have their phones handy. The university’s Office 365 accounts are transitioning to two-factor authentication. I.T. is enabling this change as part of our security assessment with the goal of limiting hacked accounts.
Although a number of recent phishing scams about email upgrades have been targeting our campus lately, this message about changes to our email service is official. Beginning this summer, employee email accounts will be migrated from the campus-based Exchange Server to the cloud-based Office 365 email service. Immediate benefits include: 50 MB email attachments 50 […]
Information security is an evolving challenge. This responsibility is shared by all UM employees, students, vendors, and everyone else who contributes to our academic community. Consider for a moment the illustration shown on the explosion of digital information. This exponential growth is being driven by an increasing number of intelligent connected devices. Inevitably, this trend will also continue making […]
The University email system has been inundated lately with phishing emails. These take various forms and purport to come from both people and groups you know. This illuminates one key point the IT security awareness presentation emphasizes, that the “From” part of an email message is easily forged by criminals to lead you into believing a message comes from a legitimate source.
In March 2012, the University of Mississippi (UM) went live with UM Gmail. Once all students were provided with UM Gmail accounts in summer 2012, UM Webmail was taken offline in October 2012. Now, the final step is near. As a reminder, on Friday, February 8, 2013, automatic email forwarding from WebID@olemiss.edu to WebID@go.olemiss.edu for students […]
Is your mailbox filling up with historic messages that you need to retain? With the implementation of Symantec Enterprise Vault, the Office of Information Technology has a new solution for you. Symantec Enterprise Vault is a content archiving system that moves emails and their attachments to an online storage area called a vault. EV requires […]
With the migration of email services from UM Webmail to UM Gmail complete, logins to UM Webmail will be disabled on October 5. UM Mail (Exchange) is available to employees. UM Gmail is available to students and any employees that have requested access. UM Webmail login restrictions include web (http://webmail.olemiss.edu), POP and IMAP access. Individuals […]
On July 25, Information Technology (IT) completed the migration of our mailing list service to Google Groups. Google Groups is Google’s version of a mailing list service. Some of the advantages of Google Groups include a web interface for self-service group management, web-based archive mail review and support for email attachments up to 25 MB. […]
Summer is almost here and, if you are not teaching or enrolled in classes or if you are traveling, you may want to disable the daily UM Today email summaries. To do this, sign in to myOleMiss and choose “Preferences” from the upper right of the UM Today listing. Once here, you should see an […]
In June 2011, a committee was formed to consider a University of Mississippi (UM) partnership with Google to offer Google Apps for Education to students. Google Apps for Education offers email, document creation, calendar services and home pages to use in private and collaborative projects. In September 2011, the committee requested input from the university community […]