IT Updates

Apr. 9, 2020

Today’s work environment is a little different these days. Going to a meeting now means hopping on a call with coworkers from your home - using your living room, kitchen, or spare bedroom as a makeshift office.

Let’s face it, web conferencing is our new normal (and something we all should embrace). 

Web conferencing allows you to continue to meet and stay...

Apr. 8, 2020

Accessing essential software for coursework is now easier for students learning remotely. 

RebelApps, a new virtual computer labs service, allows students to remotely access over 40 software titles available in UNLV computer labs at no cost - anytime, anywhere. 

Students need a PC, Mac, iOS...

Apr. 7, 2020

As the use of video conferencing has increased, hackers have targeted video conferencing for a variety of malicious activities. Because of its architecture and the way it handles user data, Zoom has been a favored target. Contrary to assertions, Zoom sessions are not encrypted end-to-end and a variety of other security flaws have been reported. 

Malicious activities...

Apr. 1, 2020

As a good digital citizen, it is essential to practice safe computing habits while you work remotely. Doing so can protect you and the university from cyberattacks and keep your computing environment safe. 

Be aware of email and phone scams. There is an increase of cybercriminals posing as legitimate organizations with information about coronavirus...

Mar. 30, 2020

It is important students have the technology they need to learn remotely. That can be challenging if a student does not have access to a computer at home. To help them be successful in their studies, students can now borrow a laptop from UNLV.

Laptop Loan Program

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