On Friday, 3/22, OIT will be updating and restarting all supported Palo Alto firewalls. Updating is necessary to keep our firewalls secure and stable. Updating and reboots will begin on Friday at 4:30PM. During that time there will be temporary network and internet outages. You can monitor the progress by going to our ArchOIT website […]
Summary To help combat phishing and fraud, OIT will begin adding warning disclaimers to e-mail sent from the outside of our systems.
Summary Phishing Emails are on the rise. Please be cautious!
Apple iOS 11.4.1 Update On July 9, 2018, Apple released iOS update 11.4.1. This is small step towards the much larger later iOS update 12.0 planned for a September release however, with this minor update comes some major bug fixes for Apple devices. Three of the major fixes that come with this update are: 1. […]
Summary Completed: Scheduled Maintenance – Today 5/2/2018
Hello, for the past few weeks we have had reports of slowness from the several floors of the 222 building with wired access to the Internet. We have identified the cause of the issue and have restored the network to its expected speeds.
Summary Users who VPN into the network will need to download a new VPN client.
OIT Interview Recently catholicphilly.com author Gina Christian interviewed our department for input on cybersecurity focusing on what parishes can do to protect themselves. Though published a few weeks back it is still very relevant, especially in the aftermath of the WannaCry Ransomware Attack. You can find the article in its entirety at http://catholicphilly.com.
Summary: Avoid clicking on e-mail attachments and links. We have implemented several prevention methods. You may have seen the news over the past few days about a “Ransomware” attack that hit Europe and spread quickly after that. With our existing security and your help, we can prevent this attack from affecting us.
The OIT division is changing its web content filter from Websense to Palo Alto’s URL content filter. Why do you filter? It is important to note, that we at OIT do not choose the web sites to filter, however we choose categories to filter or allow. We have selected the filtered categories based on three main […]