News Archive

July 2014

A New, Faster Google Drive!

4 days 10 hours ago
Beginning July 29, Google will progressively roll out the option for Google Apps users to opt-in to using the new, faster Google Drive.

New Suggested Edits in Google Docs

2 weeks 3 days ago
If you've ever wanted to allow others to edit your Google Docs but have wanted to keep some control, you're going to love the new Suggested Edits feature in Google Docs.

TLT Faculty Center Supports Summer Institute on Undergraduate STEM Education

3 weeks 1 day ago

May 2014

Student Printing Services Will be Unavailable on June 3

2 months 3 weeks ago
Student printing services will be unavailable all day on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in order to perform server-side enhancements and help Stony Brook work towards enabling mobile printing.

April 2014

DoIT Scholarship Applications Due June 1

3 months 1 week ago
Students with a demonstrated interest in the field of information technology are encouraged to apply for the DoIT Scholarship to win support towards educational expenses. Applications are due June 1, 2014.

DoIT Calls for NetID Password Changes in Response to Heartbleed Bug

3 months 1 week ago
CIO Cole Camplese issued a campus announcement on April 15, urging everyone to change their NetID passwords as a result of the Heartbleed Bug.

New Google Sheets

3 months 1 week ago
Starting April 22nd, Google is rolling out New Google Sheets, faster Google spreadsheets with new and improve

Heartbleed Bug Campus Update

3 months 3 weeks ago
A vulnerability in OpenSSL, a software package that is widely used to secure online communications, was discovered. The vulnerability is called the Heartbleed Bug.

RFSUNY Oracle Shutdown Planned for April 25 - May 5

3 months 4 weeks ago
RFSUNY's Oracle e-business suite and related reporting applications will undergo a major upgrade from version 11i to 12. To implement this upgrade, it is necessary to shut down the Oracle Business System for five business days beginning at the close of business on Friday, April 25 until Monday, May 5, at 9 a.m.

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows XP on April 8

3 months 4 weeks ago
If you are still using Windows XP, please consider upgrading to a modern operating system since security updates and technical support will no longer be offered.

March 2014

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

4 months 3 weeks ago
Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest operating system includess interface refinements, bug fixes, improvements, and new features.

SINC Sites and Affiliated Services Closing on Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m.

4 months 3 weeks ago
Please be advised that the Melville Library SINC Site will be closing at 6 p.m.

Online Payment System Notice

4 months 3 weeks ago
The Online Payment System will be unavailable from 4PM to 6PM, TODAY, March 7, 2014.

Ending Support for the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server

4 months 4 weeks ago
Google announced that it will be ending support for the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server on March 5, 2015.

February 2014

4G LTE Service Arrives on West Campus for Verizon Wireless Customers

5 months 5 days ago
Cooperation between DoIT, CEWIT's Intelibs Incubation Program, and Verizon Wireless yields positive results for Stony Brook students, faculty, and staff

New Google Mail Message Size Search

5 months 5 days ago
If you've ever wanted to find Google email messages by size, there's a new easy way to do so.

New VPN Clients Released in Response to Java Issues

5 months 1 week ago
DoIT's Data Network Services team released new VPN client programs for the Mac OS X, Windows 32-bit, and Windows 64-bit operating systems in response to problems users were experiencing connecting to Stony Brook's Work-at-Home Virtual Private Network (VPN) from off-campus.

Important Software Patches Available for iOS and Mac OS X

5 months 1 week ago
Apple released important iOS (iOS v 7.0.6) and Mac OS X (10.9.2 for Mavericks) security patches in response to a security flaw that could allow an attacker with a privileged network position the ability to capture or modify data in sessions protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS). If you use an iPhone 4 or later, iPod touch (5th generation), or iPad 2 or later, please be sure to update your operating system(s) as soon as possible.

SINC Site Login Issues Related to MySBFiles Outage

5 months 1 week ago
As a result of a MySBfiles system outage, SINC Sites are currently experiencing extremely long login times w

Keep Track of Changes with the New Google Drive Activity Stream

5 months 2 weeks ago
A new update for Google Drive allows you to easily see what changes have occurred to you or your team's Google Drive files and folders.

Significant Planned Outage on March 15, Many Systems Will Be Down

5 months 3 weeks ago
DoIT will be replacing the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) in the West Campus Computing Center on March 15, 2014. As a result, there will be an electrical power outage in the Computing Center on March 15, (the Saturday before spring break) beginning at 6 a.m. and lasting until 6 p.m. The power outage will only be in the Computing Center and is required in order to make connections and changes to the aging electrical supply, which will result in a loss of network connectivity in the Computing Center during this scheduled work time.

Adobe Software No Longer Accessible Through Virtual SINC Site as of Feb. 26

5 months 3 weeks ago
Adobe's move to a subscription-based product licensing model called Creative Cloud has educators and professional designers looking for less-expensive alternatives. Here are some options.

Notice: Express Transcript Requests

5 months 4 weeks ago
Due to inclement weather Express Transcript Requests may be delayed.

January 2014

High Contrast Vision Settings in Blackboard

6 months 2 days ago
Blackboard has a High Contrast Setting to change the colors of Blackboard.

What's a SINC Site?

6 months 1 week ago
Watch this short promotional video produced by Teaching, Learning & Technology's student consultants to learn about SINC Sites and the various services offered.

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