Category Archives: 2013 September ITS Newsletter

New software available to the Northeastern community

Since last May, both new and the latest versions of software are now available in ITS managed labs: Mathematica 9 The latest version of the computation software program boasts lots of new features, as outlined in this ITS blog post. PC – NUnet: Statistical and Computational Mac – All ITS managed lab machines. Faculty and Staff […]

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All instructor stations now boast touch screen technology

This fall, all classrooms with a computer at the instructor station will have a monitor with touchscreen functionality.  This feature will allow faculty to annotate directly on the slides being presented and write free form on the monitor during presentation and, if needed, to be recorded. There is software installed on the classroom computers that […]

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Sponsored Accounts 101

Those who need access to university resources, such as visiting professors, lecturers, contractors, consultants and other related roles, can request a sponsored account. Only full-time benefits-eligible directors, faculty members, department heads, managers and hiring supervisors may sponsor an account and only for the department that he/she is in. To apply for a sponsored account, the requestor […]

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Securing Video Teleconference Systems

[Reposted from the SecureNU site] Video teleconferencing (VTC) is an increasingly popular means of communication for connecting all of Northeastern University from the graduate campuses in Seattle and Charlotte to all Boston-area campuses and departments. Through the Internet people can hold meetings with full video capability as if they were speaking in the room. As with any device […]

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Start the academic year off strong – with a strong password

As the fall term starts, SecureNU reminds you to have a strong password. Mashable recently posted a great infographic about password protection, highlighting the Top 10 weakest passwords of 2012. Don’t make your accounts vulnerable with an easy to guess password. To change your password, log into myNEU and click the My Profile icon. Below […]

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