Author: francis_frain

Emerson IT featured in Educause Review

Director of Networking and Telecommunications Frankie Frain’s piece on the Emerson IT Department’s use of the web-based software platform Slack for internal communications was published by higher education technology publication Educause Review. Frain addresses the evolution of “chat-based” software and…

Email Spam Attacks – Be Careful!

Members of the Emerson Community may have received an email with the subject beginning with “Fax…” with either attached documents or links claiming to be a fax. Several weeks ago, there were similar emails like this that claimed to be…

IT at Open Campus Day

Human Resources hosted Emerson’s first Open Campus Day, in which departments hosted activities and tours through their spaces. IT invited the campus to visit its offices in the Ansin Building, including Networking and Telecommunications, Enterprise Systems, and the newly renovated space…

Internet Explorer Security Advisory

UPDATE 5/2: Microsoft has released an emergency patch for this vulnerability! Microsoft has discovered a security vulnerability in its web browser, Internet Explorer. When a person visits a malicious or compromised website using Internet Explorer versions 6 and above, attackers…