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UITS Monitor: Duo Two-Step remembers you

Monitor newsletter Feb 8, 2023
Will your sweetheart remember you this Valentine's Day? Duo will.

UITS news for February 8, 2023

Will your sweetheart remember you on Valentine’s Day? Duo will

Duo Two-Step Login is a sweet security tool, but frequent logins can sometimes feel needy. Click “Yes, trust browser” when completing a login on your personal devices; this will lower the number of times you have to Two-Step in the browser from which you initiated your login.

More about Duo Two-Step Login

IU Mobile updates

New IU Mobile updates include better data about athletics for multiple campuses, map improvements for Android users, a new home screen icon selector for iOS users, improvements to dark mode and user settings, and improved error messaging across the app. The new version (5.2.2) of IU Mobile is now available in the Apple and Google App stores.

Go to mobile.iu.edu to download IU Mobile

Students save $100 million thanks to faculty using IU eTexts

Since the IU eTexts initiative began, students have saved $100 million off retail textbook prices. In fall 2022, 58.5 percent of the student body saved $8.9 million by taking courses that used IU eTexts titles. IU eTexts not only save students money but also aid in engagement and accessibility.

More about the savings from IU eTexts

Register for the 2023 Collaborative Women’s Summit

Join this year’s Collaborative Women’s Summit March 3-4. This multi-day event includes impactful speakers, informative and interactive workshops, networking opportunities, and much more. Free and open to all, not just women in tech!

Register for the Collaborative Women’s Summit

Statistical and mathematical software changes coming

Beginning in July 2023, IU will no longer offer Maple or IBM SPSS Amos software. If you use these packages, you will need to purchase your own copy from the vendors. Contact radl@iu.edu for more information or help with the transition.

Statistical and mathematical software available at IU

Get started using Microsoft Teams

The IU community has access to the powerful Microsoft ecosystem with Microsoft 365 at IU. Check out Microsoft Teams at IU for real-time collaboration, video conferencing, and project management tools. Sign up for training to build your skills in Teams and Microsoft 365.

Get started with Microsoft Teams at IU

Cybersecurity update: IU to limit email sending threshold

On February 23, IU will begin limiting the email sending threshold for individual faculty and staff accounts. This change is in response to recent campaigns where compromised IU accounts have sent large numbers of phishing and scam emails.

Accounts exceeding this new limit will be blocked from sending email and can only be unblocked by the Support Center

About IU’s policy on mass email

Commencing countdown to the Statewide IT conference

Put your helmet on. Countdown has begun for the April 11-13 Statewide IT Conference. This year’s theme, “Advancing the IU Universe,” promises an out-of-this-world experience for IU IT colleagues from around the state as they share the latest in technology, university initiatives, and developments in the field.

Register for the 27th annual Statewide IT Conference

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