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TECH Bits

Information Technology Services produces technology news items called TECH Bits geared primarily to Temple University faculty and staff. TECH Bits are distributed via e-mail on a weekly basis during the semester. An archive of these messages appears below. For more information about Temple resources, visit the Faculty or Staff websites.

Format: 2019
Format: 2019-08
2018-10-03

Tech Bits: CRC Offers Special Fall Clearance Sale (Students)

Been thinking about buying a computer, printer or other electronic equipment from the Computer Recycling Center (CRC)? Now is a good time to do it! For the next two weeks, you will receive a free 24" Dell monitor with any order you place through the online Computer Recycling Surplus Store. The free monitor will be included at the time of pickup at the CRC so you don't have to add it when you place your order online.

2018-09-26

Tech Bits: NCSAM Tips for Spotting a Phishing Scam (Faculty & Staff)

Cyber criminals love to take advantage of our reliance on the internet. That's why they often try to fool you into providing personal information and passwords via email phishing scams. 

To kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which starts next week, here are five tips to recognize phishing scams so you don't get caught: 

2018-09-26

Tech Bits: NCSAM Tips for Spotting a Phishing Scam (Students)

Cyber criminals love to take advantage of our reliance on the internet. That's why they often try to fool you into providing personal information and passwords via email phishing scams. 

To kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which starts next week, here are five tips to recognize phishing scams so you don't get caught: 

2018-09-12

Tech Bits: Turn an Email into a To-Do Item (Students)

Now that you have settled into your classes, your email inbox is really starting to fill with messages asking you to do certain tasks. Schedule a study group session, make an agenda for an upcoming club meeting, submit a discussion post on Canvas...things pile up fast! Easily take all these task emails and convert them into a to-do list in your Email. 

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