The Truth Is Out There. Trust No One. Deny Everything

What is email phishing? We’ll show you how to identify scams and how to protect yourself.

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Computer Hacks of a Third Kind

You have no doubt heard a lot about the computer security hack of Sony Corporation that resulted in the movie “The Interview” being pulled a week before its planned Christmas day release.  The movie is a farce about two bumbling “journalists” (I use the word loosely.) who are granted an interview with North Korean dictator Kim […]

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The Set-Up. The Hook. The Wire. The Shut-Out. The Sting.

How do thieves use social engineering techniques to get what they want? Do we divulge too much information? It may be easier than you think.

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TOP 10 Enhancements for axiUm Version 6.01.02

Exciting News!  VCU Dental Care has recently upgraded axiUm to a newer version.  On April 10-11, we upgraded from Version 5.2 to Version 6.01.02.  This article will provide you with a quick-list of enhancements in this new improved version of axiUm. Katy’s TOP 10 Enhancements for Version 6.01.02 1.  Current Time Indicator added to the Scheduler […]

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Echo360 appliance upgrades

Curious about Echo360? Want a refresher on how the system works? Take a look at these tutorials.

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All about PatientAccess

PatientAccess has actually been active at VCU since 2010 with limited capabilities and support. Over time, more and more useful features have been added to the product with even more on the way. So, we have decided to implement and market this service broadly because it has potential to save the patient, practitioner and front desk staff time.

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Video, video!

This is my first Tech Talk post!  I’m really excited to have been invited to join the team, and to write about Instructional Technology here at the School of Dentistry. Recently, the most frequent request I have had from faculty is: “Caitlin, can you help me with this video?” Why, yes I can!  I’d be delighted to help you with […]

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Google Drive space – the sky’s the limit.

Last week, with very little fanfare, Google increased the storage limit on Google Apps for Education accounts from 30 GB to unlimited.  VCU Collaboration Services had alerted us a few weeks ago that Google was going to do this.  Google started rolling out this change to educational accounts, but no one knew exactly when the […]

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Humans Need Not Apply

A few weeks ago, Jim Turpin found a video that all of us in the IT Office watched and discussed.  Humans Need Not Apply was the title.  The video describes the rise of automation in the past 20 years, automation that has displaced human labor in many types of jobs.  Most of us are familiar […]

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Smart phone. Smart car. Smart… toothbrush?

The proliferation of smart devices may be getting out of hand.  This list of 7 Oddball ‘Smart’ Devices You Have to Check Out includes some items you wouldn’t think really need to be much smarter than the plain, inert variety.  How smart do a set of chopsticks need to be?  Baidu thinks they should be smart […]

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