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DUO Two-Factor Authentication available to all employees

Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce a partnership with DUO Security to offer two-factor authentication to all employees. This relationship is part of the ongoing effort to provide enhanced security for Gustavus users and their accounts. A username and password alone are no longer considered a secure mechanism for authentication. Two-Factor Authentication adds an […]

GusMail prevents insecure sign-in attempts

Gustavus GSuite applications (GusMail, GDrive,GCalendar) prevent sign-in attempts from external applications that do not use modern security standards.  Examples of these applications include: Desktop mail applications such as Mozilla Thunderbird and Microsoft Outlook The Mail app on your iPhone or iPad with version 6 or below The Mail app on your Windows phone preceding the 8.1 release […]

Secure Information Sharing and Storage

Gustavus Technology Services is always evaluating proven best practices and guidelines for sharing information.  When sharing information that contains sensitive or confidential data, it is important to use a secure method to transfer and store that information. For example, email is not an appropriate method to share sensitive or confidential information such as social security […]

Code42 Crashplan (formally Crashplan PROe) new user interface

Code42 Crashplan (formally Crashplan PROe) 5.0 has been released by Code42.  This update includes a completely new user interface including a new icon .  To learn more about some of the changes, please visit the following page: https://support.code42.com/Release_Notes/Code42_Platform/5.0.1/User’s_Guide_To_The_Code42_CrashPlan_App_Version_5.0.1 This new update will be pushed to all employee computers running CrashPlan over the next few days. If you […]

CrashPlan PROe backup service now available for all Gustavus Employees

We are pleased to announce that Gustavus Technology Services is providing a CrashPlan PROe online cloud backup service for Gustavus-owned computers. Once you install CrashPlan PROe, this will back up your data from anywhere you have an internet connection, and is replacing the external (or extra internal) hard drive backup solution. You will no longer need […]

Unlimited email storage? Students sign up for GusMail!

GusMail is now available to all students. For more information about GusMail please visit: https://gustavus.edu/gts/GusMail To start your GusMail Migration, please visit: https://gustavus.edu/migrate Benefits No more email quotas (unlimited email storage space) Easy integration with Gustavus Google Drive Easy integration with Gustavus Google Calendar Uninterrupted access to your Gustavus email after graduation (viewing old mail, […]

Microsoft Security Advisory for Internet Explorer

Microsoft has released a critical security patch for Internet Explorer. We recommend running Windows Update as soon as possible to ensure your computer is protected from this exploit. If you have any questions about running Windows Update, please contact the Technology Helpline 933-6111 or helpline@gustavus.edu. https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021

Microsoft Office for iPad

Microsoft has released Office for the Apple iPad. It is a free download in the Apple App Store, but it requires a Office 365 subscription to use all the features. Using your Gustavus Office 365 login, you can access the full version of Microsoft Office for iPad. For more information about office for the iPad, […]

Free Microsoft Office and Office365 for students

Microsoft is now offering Microsoft Office Pro and Office 365 free to all active students. Visit the following webpage for instructions on how to access Office 365. https://gustavus.edu/gts/Office_365 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline at helpline@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6111.  

Planned Internet Maintenance

Friday February 28th between 6:00am and 6:20am, Gustavus Technology Services will be performing planned maintenance on the campus Internet connection. During the maintenance period, all Gustavus network resources will be unavailable to both on and off campus users. All incoming e-mail will be queued and delivered at the end of the maintenance period. If you […]