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December 16, 2020

County Help Desk Support During the 2020-2021 Winter Break

Although Penn State is officially closed for the Winter Break December 24, 2020 through January 4, 2021, we know that many of your offices will be open and many of you will still be working during that time. If you have a service outage in your office, Ag IT staff will be there to get you back into service!

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December 16, 2020

University Park Help Desk Support During the 2020-2021 Winter Break

Although Penn State is officially closed for the Winter Break beginning on December 24, 2020 and reopens on January 4, 2021, we know that many of you will still be working during that time. If you have a service outage in your office, Ag IT staff will be there to get you back into service!

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December 4, 2019

December: A time of Family, Friendship, Fellowship… and Fraud! Beware!

These new video doorbells allow you to have a little extra assurance about who is on the other side of your interaction. When the doorbell rings and your video doorbell shows you a guy dressed as a 1940’s gangster, you know something is fishy even if he is telling you that he is the UPS delivery man. But we don’t have that yet in email, so when you get the ring from the email box from somebody claiming to be the UPS delivery staff, you can’t see the familiar uniform or the classic thief costume. Whether at the door or at the email box, don’t let the thief in!

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December 4, 2019

Keep in Touch!

If you get a new smartphone over the holidays you may not want to wait for the new year to talk to your colleagues in Ag IT to get the phone set up to send/receive Penn State email. Even though it would give you plausible deniability..."Huh? I didn't see your December 23 message until January 2!!"…you would also be out of the loop for messages that you may want to see. Never fear – configuring email is easy on a new phone!

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