Announcements

Scheduled Outage for Some Locations

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The Office of Information Technology will be changing the way some sites connect to the Archdiocesan networks. Summary Wednesday, 11/01/2017 from 4:30pm – 12:00am some locations will experience interruptions. What is Happening? On Wednesday. 11/01/2017 Fourteen (14) locations will have their connectivity to the Archdiocesan network changed. Currently, these locations connect to the network over […]

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OIT Interviewed for catholicphilly.com

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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.

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Phone System Upgrade Preparation

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The Office of Information Technology is working on a major upgrade to the phone system over the next few weeks. Please review the schedule of outages to see if you will be affected. Summary The Archdiocesan Cisco Phone System is being upgraded. OIT will try to minimize inconveniences as best as possible

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Ransomware Attack and Prevention

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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.

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New Web Content Filter

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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┬áthree main […]

Security

Let’s Secure Everything

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Here at OIT, we treat security very seriously. We constantly are updating our networks, servers and PCs to ensure that our data private and free from corruption. Recently, companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter have been leading the charge to encourage encryption everywhere on the Internet. Google has even begun warning users of their […]