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Volume 1, Issue 2

October 2007


Email SPAM: A Growing Annoyance in the World of Online Communications

It’s an unfortunate fact of modern life that IT professionals have to be constantly looking over their shoulders watching out for hacker attacks More...

Emergency Notification System Goes Live

As noted in the previous issue of CITS Bits, the tragic events at Virginia Tech prompted action on an emergency communications system for UMB.  At the request of President Ramsay...  More...


Taking Steps Towards Campus-wide Wireless Access

Don’t you just hate it that you don’t know how to access the many different wireless networks on campus?  Well, eventually this experience will become a thing of the past!  More...

Introduction of the myUMBid

CITS is pleased to announce the launch of the myUMBid and the enhanced myUMB Account Management Site.  The myUMBid enables users to choose their own username for all Directory-Enabled Enterprise Applications... More...

Secure File Transfer of Large Files Made Easy

Many members of the campus community have expressed a desire and a need to transfer large files securely and easily.   CITS has researched the market and located a product... More...

What’s the Ruckus?

The University of Maryland Baltimore is partnering with the online music service Ruckus Network to provide students with free, legal, unlimited download access to a library of literally millions of songs....  More...


ASC Help Desk To Go 24x7

CITS is working to expand campus Help Desk services to provide coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week... More...

Easing the Transition to MS Office 2007

If you are a Microsoft Office 2003 user and have ever had the frustrating experience of trying—unsuccessfully no doubt--to work with an MS 2007 document that someone sent you, do not despair... More...

Last updated on October 5, 2007