Miami University IT Services
December 2020

Happy Holidays!

The world has changed a lot since March, and through it all, the Miami community has been an anchor for fellow staff, faculty, and students. We are resilient. We are here. And we in IT Services are grateful for your companionship and support throughout these challenging times.
Happy holidays and a wonderful New Year to our friends and family throughout the Miami community. We'll see you in 2021!
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Winter Break Upgrades list

This year, as always, IT Services will be performing several upgrades and conducting routine maintenance on various systems during the winter break.

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Last-minute tech gifts that talk for the physically distanced Miami family

The winter break is fast approaching, and we’ve got you covered with some last-minute gift ideas.

In case you missed it in Miami Matters...

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A word of caution: New Apple silicon M1 Mac computers

IT Services has acquired one of the new computers, and we have been testing it out so the University community can be apprised of any differences and opportunities with these machines. 
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Information Security recommendation: Update your Jabber client (phone and computer!)

Cisco recently released some updates for potential vulnerabilities in its Jabber product. IT Services security experts are recommending that you update the Jabber client on your phone and computer if you're using them on personal devices.

Read the recommendation in full »
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Stay tuned!

Check back to the IT Services YouTube channel to view a compilation of our best photos of the year. (Of course pets feature heavily.) Premiering Dec. 17, 2020!
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