Archive for 2018

GusMail refreshed interface and new features

Google is rolling out a refreshed GusMail interface and new features to all users starting this month.  All users will be automatically migrated to this interface within 12 weeks.  If you wish to try out the new interface now, please following the instructions below. On your computer, go to GusMail. At the top right, click Settings  Try the […]

DUO Two-factor authentication enrollment

Gustavus Technology Services’ ongoing relationship with DUO Security offers all employees the ability to enhance the security of their Gustavus account by enrolling in two-factor authentication. A username and password are no longer considered a secure mechanism for authentication. Two-Factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to your Gustavus account by requiring a supplemental […]

2018 Commencement Time Lapse Video

Congratulations class of 2018!  Commencement is over and you are on to whatever comes next.  Unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate this year and commencement was held indoors for the first time since 2014.  But don’t worry, there is a camera in the arena that we used to create a time lapse video of the indoor […]

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement takes effect on May 25, 2018 and many questions have arisen in anticipation of this date. This broad new law attempts to enforce data protections for all EU citizens, whether they are home or abroad.  To learn more about this legislation and how it impacts Gustavus, please visit the […]

Try out the new GusMail interface and features

GusMail users can try out the new refreshed interface by following the instructions below. On your computer, go to GusMail. At the top right, click Settings  Try the new Gustavus Adolphus College Mail. If you change your mind, just click Settings  Go back to classic Gustavus Adolphus College Mail. Learn more about the following new features: Organize emails from […]

GusMail advanced anti-phishing and malware capabilities

GusMail now has additional safety features to protect against phishing and malware.  GusMail will display a warning when an email message falls under one of the following conditions: An encrypted attachment is received from an untrusted sender An attachment contains scripts from an untrusted sender A malicious url is identified behind a shortened URL A […]

DNS and Your Privacy

On April 1, 2018 Cloudflare released a new DNS service called 1.1.1.1.  One of the primary goals of this service is to allow users to hide their DNS requests from their ISP.   A typical home ISP ( like Comcast, and  Mediacom ) may be logging all the DNS requests you do, selling that information to […]

Windows 10 1709 Update Deployment

Gustavus Technology Services will begin deployment of the Microsoft Windows 10 1709 update on Gustavus owned employee computers running an older version of Windows 10 on April 5th.  This update from Microsoft will happen automatically and includes several feature updates and security patches to enhance the security of the computer. Due to the large size […]

Learn more about the technology resources available to you

Gustavus Technology Services welcomes all students and employees back from the break and would like to share some of the technology resources that are available to you.  Come in from the cold and learn more about the resources available. The Technology Helpline is available to offer assistance with all of the technology resources available to […]