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Pitt Printing

Students can send print jobs from any location to Pitt Print stations located throughout campus.

November Microsoft Security Bulletins

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 16:30
Microsoft Corporation has announced six new critical security vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Adobe Flash Player. CSSD recommends that users immediately identify and install the security updates necessary to repair these vulnerabilities by using Microsoft's Windows Update feature on their computers as soon as possible.

In addition to installing the Microsoft patches, CSSD also recommends that all users install Symantec Endpoint Protection software and use the LiveUpdate feature to get the latest virus definitions. As a complement to Symantec Endpoint Protection, CSSD offers Malwarebytes Premium for individuals and departments at no cost. Students, faculty, and staff can download Malwarebytes and Symantec Endpoint Protection at no cost through the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Departments can submit a help request to obtain Malwarebytes for multiple machines.

Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] if you have any questions regarding this announcement.

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Thunderbird

 

Thunderbird is an email client that can be used to access My Pitt Email using the IMAP protocol.

Pitt Printing: Using the Service

Overview

The University of Pittsburgh Printing service enables students to send print jobs from any location to Pitt Print Stations located in the CSSD Computing Labs and remote locations across campus including all residence halls. You can print from Computing Labs and Computer Kiosks, as well as almost any device with an Internet connection whether you are on or off campus. Visit Pitt Printing for a complete list of Pitt Print Station locations.

Read your email with an email client (like Outlook)

You can connect your email client to My Pitt Email. Email clients are programs that you install on your desktop or laptop computer to access your email and calendar. You can access your My Pitt Email with a variety of email clients.

Cloud Storage: Comparing Box versus OneDrive

The University's two cloud-storage solutions both offer comparable features for online storage as well as Web-based collaboration. There are a number of criteria that you should consider when determining what type of cloud service you should use or use primarily.

The following table might be helpful in deciding what cloud storage solution should work best for you, depending on what functions you will be using.