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Posted by [ISS] Niall Spollen on 12 March 2020 05:50 PM
 

Essential IT Information For DCU Staff

 

DCU Pulse VPN

DCU VPN Pulse is currently available to all DCU staff.

Information on how to use DCU VPN Pulse can be viewed via the following URL:

www.dcu.ie/iss/networks/vpn-about.shtml

 

Anti Virus

We advise that all staff working on their own devices remotely install DCU Anti Virus

Information on how to install DCU Anti Virus can be viewed via the following URL:

https://www.dcu.ie/iss/security-anti-virus/anti-virus.shtml

 

Encryption

ISS advises that all personal mobile devices, laptops and PC's must be encrypted prior to accessing DCU data, please see

DCU ICT Policy page.

Information on how to encrypt a Windows Laptop or a PC can be viewed from here.

Information on how to encrypt an Apple Mac or an iMac can be viewed from here.

 

Remote Meetings - Google Meet

We advise that all staff working remotely use Google Meet as a way to schedule and attend remote meetings via Google Calendar.

Information on how to use Google Meet, how to schedule and attend remote meetings can be viewed from here.

 

Remote Meetings - ZOOM

ZOOM is now available for all staff to use as part of their content delivery

Information on how to use ZOOM, how to sign, add it to DCU Apps so you can schedule and attend remote meetings can be viewed from here.

 

ZOOM - Recommended Security Settings

Information can be viewed here on how to:

      • Change your default ZOOM security settings.
      • Set security options while scheduling a Zoom meeting.
      • Manage security during a Zoom meeting.

 

Internal Communications & Collaboration - Slack

Slack is available for all DCU staff and is accessible via your browser or can be installed on your mobile device so you never miss an important message or update from a team member.

Information on how to access and/or install Slack can be viewed via the following URL:

https://www.dcu.ie/iss/slack.shtml

 

Office 365

Office 365 is available for all staff to install on personal devices

Information on how to install Microsoft Office 365 can be viewed via the following URL:

www.dcu.ie/office365

 

EasyPass - DCU Password Self Service

EasyPass - DCU's Password Self Service is available to all DCU staff via easypass.dcu.ie

Information on how to register for Easypass, reset your password and unlock your account independently of ISS can be viewed here.


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