Protecting You from Malicious Links & Attachments with Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)

Malicious phishing and malware emails continue to target members of the university community. All of these various attacks induce readers to click on a link to a malicious website—often a very convincing rendition of the Northeastern login page. As part of the ongoing effort to combat these attacks, ITS will roll out Microsoft’s Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) in […]

MaaS360 Will Soon Be Required for Staff Mobile Email Access

As part of the university’s initiative to protect your data and privacy, we have partnered with IBM’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) team to provide Northeastern employees with a simple, secure solution to your mobile security concerns — MaaS360. What is MaaS360? MaaS360 is a mobile device management application intended to secure and protect the data and […]

Key Fixes and Updates Coming to MyNortheastern

As part of our continuing efforts to improve your myNortheastern portal experience, we will be making some key fixes and updates to the portal in the coming weeks. We are excited to provide you with a modern portal experience, and we are confident these updates will enhance the functionality and your overall use of myNortheastern […]

Easier Access to HuskyMail from myNortheastern

Northeastern ITS is working hard to give you even easier access to your HuskyMail account. We have integrated HuskyMail with the myNortheastern portal to provide students with immediate access to their email right from the homepage on the portal. Access HuskyMail From the MyNortheastern Homepage On myNortheastern, your inbox is located on the home screen. Once you […]

Fourth Annual TEXPO – May 3, 2018 in ISEC

The fourth annual Technology in Teaching Expo (TEXPO), presented by Northeastern Academic Technology Services (ATS), will be held on Thursday, May 3 in the Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC). This year, we were pleased to welcome Andrew Todd Marcus, Chief Academic Officer of the Nuvu Studio as our keynote speaker. The Nuvu Studio is a […]

Classroom VHS Players are Being Phased Out

Why VHS retirement? As Northeastern continues to transform its classrooms and conference rooms, we are working hard to provide modern and digital solutions for our faculty, staff and students. In addition, monitor, PC, and signal processor equipment manufacturers are no longer supporting the VHS format. That means there are no new players, recorders, or spare […]

Software Updates for Summer 2018

Our new virtual application service, Appcloud, and the latest version of the Application Distribution method for Northeastern-managed Windows computers, AppV 5.1, are now available. The current standard supported operating systems are Windows 10 and Mac OS X Sierra with Microsoft Office 2016. Reminders: Be sure to update your Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) software and Virtual […]

Password Requirements Changing for New Accounts

Passwords to the university’s enterprise systems are a vital part of securing access to university data. In order to better protect against an ever changing threat landscape, as well as updated security recommendations, ITS will be implementing a change in the complexity requirements for all faculty and staff passwords. What are the new requirements? Moving […]

Skype for Business is Now Available for Students

Communicating with your friends, family and fellow students is now easier than ever. Students can now use Skype for Business to chat, call or video conference while on campus or anywhere in the world. Communicate using messaging, voice calls, and video calls, and let people know your availability with your online status when using Skype […]