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Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst Available Now

February 8, 2016

Effective today, February 8, 2016, UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff have a new file storage and collaboration service at their disposal. With flexible sharing options, unlimited quota, and improved security features, Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst provided by Box is an alternative to Google Drive, UDrive, DropBox, and other similar products.

To access Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst, log in with your NetID and password at: (blue button at top)

McAfee Software Automatic Updates to be Installed Wed., Jan 20, 2016

January 19, 2016

On January 20, 2016, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise and other Intel Security Enterprise products that use the Anti-Malware Engine will automatically update to the 5800 Engine as part of the daily virus identification update. The update on this day will include approximately 3.5MB of additional data due to the 5800 Engine binary being included.

Run XpressConnect to Configure Your Device(s) to Connect to eduroam

January 5, 2016

Your devices (e.g., cell phone, laptop) may not be properly configured to connect to the eduroam wireless network. Even though your device is able to connect to the UMASS network at this time, your settings will prevent your devices from connecting to eduroam here and at other institutions in the commonwealth, the U.S, and the world.

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