October 10, 2016

Symantec expires next week

REMINDER: Cornell's Symantec Anti-Virus software license expires on October 21st. If you have Symantec Endpoint Protection installed on a personally-managed or personally-owned computer, please replace it by some other anti-virus product. As of October 21st Symantec will stop providing updated anti-virus signatures. For more information, please see

National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

October is the National Cyber Security Awareness month. This week Cornell is providing some easy on-line security suggestions at

Linux Adobe Flash Firefox Plugin Security update on Tuesday 11-Oct-2016

General network and server maintenance will occur every Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM. The CLASSE-IT group will always announce any expected disruptions in our NewsLetter and via CLASSE-IT-NEWS-L, but with the size and complexity of our network there is always the potential for something to go wrong. We will do our best to contain all network maintenance and planned outages to Tuesdays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM.

Unless other arrangements have been made, CLASSE-managed Windows systems may be updated and rebooted on Tuesday morning at 2:00 AM, so please avoid critical or lengthy operations at that time. For more details, please see SystemExpectations.

Questions or problems? Submit a service request.

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