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Application & Web Support Services would like to remind you of our Spring SOLE Certificate Courses to provide training on SOLE for Course and Site Administrators.
We invite you to our new, monthly edition of SOLE Spotlight. This brief email for course and site administrators will reveal new tools, quick tips, and useful features that align with semester events.
Application & Web Support Services is pleased to announce our Spring SOLE Certificate Courses to provide training on SOLE for Course and Site Administrators.
Due to the recent email phishing attacks, HSC will move forward with using two-factor authentication this month. This will be a mandatory requirement effective January 24th. Two-factor authentication is a second layer of security besides your password. It requires you to confirm your identity with two things – something you know and something you have. Two-factor authentication will also help WVU comply with new regulatory standards and reduce the risk of data breaches. More than 60 percent of confirmed data breaches today involve weak or stolen passwords. As you can imagine, a large security breach of personal data could result in big costs to the University.
On the morning of Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. (noon), the Lynx alert system will be unavailable for maintenance and upgrades.
On Thursday, December 28th, SOLE will launch a minor update. No downtime is expected.
On November 28, a macOS 10.13.1 security issue was revealed—a flaw that allows root access to a Mac without the need for a password. It was discovered that anyone can log into a Mac by entering the user name root without a password. The first time you try to login, it won’t work. But if you try it again, you will be granted access. This only impacts macOS High Sierra 10.13.1. macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and earlier is not impacted according to Apple.
Starting December 28, 2017, Crocodoc (acquired by box.com) will reach its end of life and no longer be available in SOLE. The Crocodoc Document Viewer is currently used to view Word, Excel, PDF, and PowerPoint file types. The document preview includes annotation tools in SOLE Content and the SOLE Detailed Grader.
A recently identified vulnerability, known as KRACK, in a WiFi core encryption protocol puts the majority of Wifi connections at risk. Vendors are working to release updates and patches to address the vulnerability. As patches are released and tested, the security patch should be applied to all network and personal devices.
Starting Thursday, October 19, 2017, users will be required to install the latest version of the SOLE LockDown Browser at the start of their next secure exam.