Announcing MacOS “NoMAD” Password Utility

Best practices for changing passwords for MacOS users L&S IT have identified a number of potential issues impacting MacOS users when they reset their ePanther passwords. If you are a MacOS user, following these guidelines will result in the best… Read More

Get ready for UC–Get Office 2016 and Skype for Business

The Unified Communications (UC) project is underway. Over the next 18 months, the project will gradually replace all existing analog phones at UWM with new Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone numbers. An FAQ about the project can be found here…. Read More

Project Announcement: Laptop Encryption

L&S IT is contacting faculty and staff whose University-owned laptops are not using full disk encryption. Please help us meet our information security compliance goals by making time for a brief appointment with us! Full disk encryption helps safeguard the… Read More

Identity Finder is now “Spirion”

The “Identity Finder” software now has a new name: Spirion.
Spirion is a tool that helps find and mitigate the risks of confidential data that may be stored on a computer.

Goodbye, Flash Player

L&S IT plans to uninstall Adobe’s Flash Player from all computers except those in classrooms. The removal will being on Thursday, September 28th. Flash was once an essential plug-in for content on the web. It’s been steadily replaced by newer… Read More

Webforms broken 6/17 – 6/19 (Fixed)

Support requests submitted through the LSITO website between Saturday (6/17) and ~10AM on Monday (6/19) were not received due to a technical issue with the WordPress site.

PantherFile will retire January 6th

If you still have data on PantherFile, you should immediately download a copy. Instructions to do so can be found here. If you need any help migrating your PantherFile data, please contact L&S IT right away through the Request Support… Read More

Fall 2016 Semester Welcome

Notable updates for Fall 2016: Free Faculty Website Migration, Upcoming PantherFILE Retirement, Self-Service Software, Classroom Software Requests, Network Printing Issue, New Antivirus Software for Macs

Free Faculty Website Migration

You’ve probably heard that PantherFILE is going away at the end of 2016. The L&S Web Team is here to help move faculty websites from PantherFILE (or elsewhere) to CampusPress. Yes, Free L&S faculty are the core of the College, and it’s… Read More

Network Printing Issue

Recent Microsoft security updates may impact your ability to add new network printers to L&S PCs. When trying to add a network printer, you may receive the error: “A policy is in effect on your computer which prevents you from connecting to this print queue.”