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IT security drop-in sessions for the McMaster community

With many staff, faculty members and students returning back to Mac, IT security remains important. Safe online practices are a shared responsibility to help keep devices, accounts and data secure — for yourself and your peers. Our Information Security team will lead virtual IT security drop-in sessions to help the McMaster community adopt best practices […]

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McMaster campus Wi-Fi enhancement

University Technology Services has undergone major improvements to campus-wide wireless connectivity, including new outdoor Wi-Fi coverage. These enhancements are in time for various Back to Mac efforts, and the outdoor wireless upgrades will assist the community with increased connectivity as select groups return to campus operations over the summer. Connected to the McMaster IT Strategic […]

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McMaster IT Executive endorses two projects – June 2021

On June 3rd, 2021, the IT Executive committee met to review and discuss proposed IT initiatives that were endorsed through McMaster’s IT Governance standing committees. The following two projects were endorsed through the IT Governance framework. Please note: all documents are stored in MS Teams and you may be required to log on to view the documents. Sensible Building Science […]

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CUCCIO recognizes McMaster IT as finalist for prestigious award

CUCCIO has named McMaster IT’s Virtual Pink Folders as a finalist for the 2021 Innovation Award among many other institutions for this year’s CUCCIO Awards.  CUCCIO, which represents IT leaders across Canada’s higher education landscape, acknowledges “innovative IT projects or initiatives that have significantly advanced teaching, learning, research or administration within an institution or in the community” […]

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Self-Service Password Reset Tool Becomes Available to McMaster

Self-service password reset (SSPR) is a tool that will vastly improve your McMaster experience when it comes time to reset or recover your MacID password. Effective May 27, 2021, SSPR will be available for students, faculty members and staff to use to reset passwords for McMaster accounts.  SSPR enables you to safely manage your own password reset without the […]

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New Mosaic eForms now available

Earlier this month, the first of the new Mosaic eForms launched to the McMaster community. The paper HR event forms are no longer required for position management transactions (Request New Position and Request Position Data Update). University Technology Services (UTS) played a major role in this project that was initiated in response to feedback received […]

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McMaster IT Data Centre and Server Space inventory project update

The McMaster IT Data Centre and Server Space inventory project was developed to support the McMaster IT Strategic Plan objective of delivering a seamless foundation, achieved in part, through an optimized IT infrastructure. The project direction was based on outcomes from engagement sessions held in 2019 and 2020. A kick-off/engagement session with members of the McMaster […]

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