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Kevin Watson

Kevin Watson
Director

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Student Affairs IT Manager - Clay Rittenbaugh

Clay Ritenbaugh
Manager

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Terry Brooks - IT Specialist

Terry Brooks
Information Technology Specialist

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Henry Granado Student Affair Information Technology

Henry Granado
Information Technology Specialist

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Brock Hudson

Brock Hudson
Information Technology Specialist

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SEPTEMBER REPORT

Minimum password length for ALL Auburn University accounts is now 12 characters.  Any new passwords set in the MyAccount Portal will require a minimum of 12 characters in addition to the existing password complexity (three of the following four: lower case, upper case, number, special character).  Please change your password if you haven’t in the last year or if your password is shorter than 12 characters.  You have 24 hours to update your password on all of your devices once you change your password in the MyAccount portal before your old password risks locking you out of your account.  Please plan accordingly.

Feel free to report any technology issue, request any consultation, start a new project, or reach out to our team via our new email address: sat@auburn.edu. Sending to this email address generates a ticket in the ServiceNow system and our team will respond or route appropriately.

Too many passwords? Auburn University has partnered with LastPass to bring you LastPass Premium! LastPass is a secure password manager that remembers your passwords so you don’t have to. And with LastPass Premium, you can enjoy everything LastPass has to offer, including unlimited sync across all your devices so you always have your passwords with you. To register, go to https://lastpass.com/auburn and find more information at Last Pass Setup Guide.

Need a conference call line? OIT’s Telecommunications offers MeetMe conference calling with a free local option (FOP required but not billed).  Check it out and other offerings at the Technology Service Catalog.

Auburn has seen an uptick in phishing attempts lately. Please check out some guides for spotting phishing attempts to help protect yourself and Auburn!

Phishing Awareness Guide

Curious about Box? Check out the OIT guide to get started:Box Instructional Guide.

Ordering a new computer? Auburn’s arrangement with our leasing vendor has expired, but OIT is still supplying computer purchasing, delivery, setup, and support services. Student Affairs Technology is collaborating with OIT to provide a comprehensive service and support for all of our departments. Orders should still be placed at the original AU Lease portal: https://cws.auburn.edu/oit/aulease. Information should now reflect the new purchase prices, but don’t hesitate to contact AU Lease or SAT with any questions. Note: we’re seeing supply issues with computer components industry-wide, so make sure to get your orders in as early as possible!

This Month’s Featured Microsoft Office Products:

Forms:
Create Surveys quickly and easily
Track user responses by Auburn ID
Service and responses all saved within the Cloud

FindTime:
Service that can be integrated into your Windows Outlook application to help you schedule meetings.

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Director, Information Technology
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Last modified: 11/15/2019