Secure it: Avoid scammers who try to trick you into giving up personal information

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For National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and day-to-day online safety, take some time to learn about just how far scammers are willing to go to obtain your personal identifiable information and other sensitive data through text messages and email. Here are some tips to help you stay safe online.


Workshop: Increase Your Efficiency, Deter Academic Dishonesty with Moodle

Elon faculty and staff are invited to join a lunch and learn on Thursday, Nov. 13 co-hosted by the Provost’s Office and Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) focused on incorporating technology tools in Moodle to increase your efficiency and deter academic dishonesty.


Own it: You can help keep the internet safer, more secure

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As we observe National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, consider what you’re doing to keep the internet safer and more secure. Follow these tips to stay safe online. 


Elon IT Decoded: Meet Doug Purnell

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If you ask about Information Technology staff on Elon’s campus, Database Architect Doug Purnell is among the department’s most well-known staff. Learn more about that notoriety, his role at Elon and what keeps him busy outside of work.


Explore interactive Moodle course content with H5P

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Refresh your Moodle course and increase student engagement by adding interactive content with the H5P plugin. Learn more about the tool and how to use it as a complement to your course.


Belk Library to update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning 

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On Monday, Aug. 5, Belk Library will update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about key features, other important changes that impact Elon faculty, staff and students, and review step-by-step instructions for activating your LinkedIn Learning account.


Phishing email scams target Microsoft Office 365, OneNote users

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BleepingComputer recently highlighted two phishing email scams targeting Microsoft users. These emails lure users in by appearing to be legit and alerting them to urgent security concerns. Ultimately, scammers are trying to get users to provide login credentials. Learn more about these scams below, and how to protect yourself and Elon from the danger they pose.


Tips for using Elon’s new service catalog, knowledge base

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With the launch of TeamDynamix, Elon faculty, staff and students have more options when it comes to requesting support. Explore these tips for navigating key features of the new service catalog and knowledge base.


Information Technology to revamp service desk processing

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The Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to improve customer relations and service desk operations with the launch of TeamDynamix on June 19.


Easily access the internet at other colleges, universities using eduroam

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As you may have experienced, connecting to the internet while visiting other colleges and universities can be a challenge. Now, with the help of eduroam, the Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to make the process seamless for Elon faculty, staff, students and visitors.