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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: 2020
Format: 2020-09

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: 


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. 


Tech Bits: Countdown to Semester Start - 41 Days

It's warm and quiet around campus right now, but in a few short weeks, the air will develop an autumn chill and campus will be in full swing once students arrive. The fall semester will be here before you know it. If you have any technology needs, now is a good time to get your requests in. Soon Information Technology Services staff will be busy assisting students. Below are a few items to consider: 

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