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Apr 19, 2019

Examining the ‘Why’

Examining the ‘Why’: DASA Business Administration’s next steps towards becoming One Team of Leaders By Dr. Barry Olson, Associate Vice Chancellor Academic and Student Affairs Simon Sinek began promoting the concept of finding the WHY in what we do as a movement. His TED Talk took off in 2009, and became the third most watched… 

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Apr 15, 2019

New DASA Employee Action Notification (DEAN) Form

DASA Business Administration (BA) continues to examine the work we do and how we can work together to meet the business needs of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.  For example, how do we ensure that new employees have the resources needed to be quickly productive?  How do we make sure that system access… 

Aug 8, 2017

2FA for Google Generics in DASA

Many DASA staff have received automated notifications today about enabling Google 2-Step Verification on Google Generics. There is no need for action at this time. DASA Tech has been testing a variety of options to work with different use cases, and Tech Strategic Leads will be reaching out to each unit later in August on… 

Jul 18, 2017

Alertus Deployment for Macs

DASA Tech will deploy Alertus to Macs (Apple MacBooks, iMacs and Mac Minis) in the division starting this week and through early August. No action is required on your part, but we are sending this message to make you aware of this new tool. Please note that some Macs already have Alertus, but we have… 

Feb 8, 2017

We Need Your Laptop

Required Action If you have a department-owned laptop (and/or iPad or other tablet) please send a note to dasa-tech-help@ncsu.edu as soon as possible to schedule a time for our tech staff to take a look and perform some updates. Even if you believe that SCEP anti-virus is already on your machine, we still would like to verify the… 

Jan 17, 2017

Important! Kaspersky for Personal Devices Ends February 28

Personal devices will no longer be covered by Kaspersky licensing as of February 28, 2017, meaning those devices will no longer be protected. NC State is moving to a new anti-virus solution that does not cover personal devices. You should uninstall all copies of the free personal version of Kaspersky acquired through the NC State software licensing site. Uninstalling from… 

Jan 10, 2017

New Anti-Virus Software Coming Soon

NC State is adopting Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) for antivirus protection across campus. The change will be effective on February 17, just before the Kaspersky license expires. What Will Happen On Your Computer Between now and February 17, DASA Tech automatically update Windows and Mac desktops and laptops to SCEP on a rolling basis.… 

Jan 6, 2017

How to Enroll in Duo

Duo Security adds Two-Factor Authentication to services at NC State that use Shibboleth to facilitate login. Shibboleth login is used across campus and in critical services, like MyPackPortal and WolfWare. When you activate Duo, you will be required to log in with both your password and then an additional security measure; such as code delivered via… 

Jan 6, 2017

Duo Requirement for Sensitive Purple Data Departments

All employees in the following departments must activate Duo Security to enhance security for Shibboleth-enabled applications and services by Monday, February 27. If it is not activated, then you will not be able to access enterprise systems that use Shibboleth (such as SIS, HR, Financials, Leave) on Tuesday, February 28. Academic Support Program for Student Athletes… 

Jan 4, 2017

FAQs: Duo Security for DASA

Didn’t I just do this? It might seem that way. We recently implemented Google 2-Step Verification for many DASA employees. Duo is the same idea (another layer of authentication to enhance security) but is for Shibboleth-enabled applications and services, such as MyPack Portal (FIN, HR, SIS), the Leave system, and other systems that require Shibboleth login. The…