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  • Cybercriminals use types of social engineering—manipulating people into doing what they want—as the most common way to steal information and money.

    Whaling, SMiShing, and Vishing...Oh My!

    May 17, 2019

    Cybercriminals use types of social engineering--manipulating people into doing what they want--as the most common way to steal information and money.

  • Voip telephone

    VoIP Cost Savings

    May 03, 2019

    OIT Telecommunications Services recently completed a significant cost savings measure with the VoIP phone systems across the University.

  • UA Blackboard Learn Spring Upgrade

    May 02, 2019

    The 2019 Spring Semester upgrade for Blackboard Learn is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 10th. Blackboard Learn is expected to be unavailable from 5 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Notice of Data Breach

    April 27, 2019

    The University of Alaska ("UA") is notifying potentially affected students and individuals after an investigation into a data privacy incident involving unauthorized access to certain UA email accounts.

  • Keep safe and secure online this spring

    April 18, 2019


  • Ambrose Mazion demonstrates the ease of the ServerLIFT at the UA Data Center

    ServerLIFT donation helps UA Data Center improve safety and efficiency

    April 02, 2019

    The University of Alaska data center recently received a donation of a brand new ServerLIFT SL-500C, a server handling lift. The donation improves safety and efficiency by doing the heavy lifting of servers and computer equipment at Alaska’s largest data center.

  • OU Campus Update

    March 25, 2019

    UA Statewide and UAF continue to transition from Roxen to a new website platform called OU Campus.

  • UA Help Desk Alert: Phishing Scam

    February 26, 2019

    Over the past month, the University of Alaska has witnessed a significant increase in phishing emails to university employees that appear to be from their supervisor or other university leadership.