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2020 IT Services news

Making the VPN and Virtual Desktop more secure

Monday 1 June 2020

As we have previously announced, we have been investigating two-factor authentication (2FA), an added layer of security which will help us to keep your information and our network more secure.

Forthcoming changes when connecting to the network

Monday 4 May 2020

On Tuesday 19 May at 8am, as part of our commitment to maintain network security, we are making a change to the way your devices securely connect to the network.

IT Services Easter closure

Tuesday 7 April 2020

IT Services will be closed to general enquiries from 5pm on Tuesday 7 April until 9am on Tuesday 14 April for the Easter break.

Guidance on using the VPN - a new feature to improve performance

Monday 30 March 2020

We recently added a new feature to the VPN called ‘split tunnelling’.

An update on IT support

Thursday 26 March 2020

Following the latest Government advice, we have made changes to IT support for the foreseeable future.

All IT Services staff to work from home - Friday 13 March

Wednesday 11 March 2020

This Friday (13 March), we're asking all IT Services staff to work from home for the day. This is an exercise to test our readiness in the event of a large number of staff having to work from home due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Making IT more secure - VPN and SSH service (postponed)

Tuesday 3 March 2020

This rollout has been postponed until further notice.

Digital Creativity Week 2020 (cancelled)

Thursday 27 February 2020

This event has been cancelled.

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