Category Archives: 2010 October IS Newsletter

Spam Protection on the Mac

Mac users have generally been secure in the understanding that the thousands of viruses affecting Windows systems do not affect MacOS. However, in the recent past there has been a proliferation of spyware, some viruses and other attacks that can impact MacOS users. Moreover, MacOS users can still pass on viruses, and are subject to issues related to […]

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Spam Protection on the PC using Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter

Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter uses several factors to identify spam, including analysis of the content and how the mail is routed to you. You can further add your own local settings, as mentioned below. It’s a good idea to check your Junk Mail folder regularly to make sure no legitimate messages are ending up […]

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Web Conferencing

Web conferencing provides access to live meetings, such as Webinars, presentations, training, and brainstorming sessions over the Internet. Users log in to a secure URL to view meeting materials (video, slides, etc.), and use standard phone lines or Voice over IP for audio communications. Benefits include reduced travel costs, improved convenience and time saving options. […]

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Open Source and Creative Commons Overview

What exactly is “open source”? Open source is material that is freely available for distribution, modification, must allow future modifications, and is not for profit. Hardware and software are both available as open source; this article addresses software. Anyone who uses open source must, in turn, make it freely available. There are many reasons that […]

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ISCS October Training Update and Tips

People always like to find out about shortcuts and tips. Here are a few for Microsoft Outlook, to help manage your mail and calendar better. Instead of clicking on Check Names when addressing an email, use the keyboard shortcut- CTRL K. Need to search your Inbox? F3 takes you right to the search box above […]

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