Information Technology Services

FSU goes head-to-head with UF in football-themed cybersecurity competition

Florida State University and the University of Florida Information Technology Services departments are hosting a two-week football-themed challenge to encourage online safety. The Cyber Bowl runs Oct. 3-14 and aims to test students’ and employees’ defense against cyber threats. Players take the (virtual) field and tackle five challenging questions — ranging from phishing blindsides to […]

One O365 campaign combines FSU student and employee emails in one system 

Florida State University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) will soon complete the process of combining all student and employee email addresses into one system, hosted by Office 365. “This change levels the playing field in terms of tools available to students, faculty and staff. Having everyone in one system improves the user experience,” said Rick Burnette, associate provost […]

FSU’s online graduate programs place among the nation’s best in latest U.S. News Rankings

Florida State University online graduate programs in information technology, criminology, education and business are among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings. FSU boasts four Top 25 online graduate programs, including two in the Top 10, as well as several highly ranked specialty programs. Provost and Executive Vice President […]

FSU Service Status page revamped with new features

Florida State University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has revamped the FSU Service Status page with new subscription options and features. The new page, powered by StatusHub, provides real-time updates about the operations of important campus IT services and the status of each common campus application. With these new features, understanding the content of the page is made more user-friendly and mobile compatible. “We are excited for this new interface […]

ITS announces end of password resets 

Florida State University students, faculty and staff will no longer be required to reset passwords in part due to the successful implementation of the recent Information Technology Services 2-factor authentication (2FA) initiative. The initiative was designed to provide extra security to protect FSU accounts and prevent unauthorized access. Individuals are prompted to verify their identity via the Duo Mobile app each time they sign in to a protected FSU system, such as myFSU Portal or university email. “2FA works,” said […]

Your mission: Make FSU cybersafe by competing in our escape room

Gear up, agent, because we need your help keeping FSU safe from cyber threats.    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year Florida State University is going undercover to make sure everyone on campus is “cybersafe” with a month of “Mission Impossible”-themed events and activities.  FSU Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting Operation CyberSAFE, a cross-campus, interactive […]

Florida State University receives award for top cybersecurity efforts

Florida State University’s Emergency Management division and Information Technology Services have been recognized for their work on security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. FSU is one of two universities nationwide to receive the CSO50 award, a recognition by cybersecurity publishing company CSO. For the past several years, FSU has been focused on establishing […]

FSU launches ‘Stop the Spread’ cybersecurity campaign

Florida State University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) will help stop the spread of cybercrime as it recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and encourages everyone to start practicing healthy online habits to keep them safe in today’s virtual world. Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to […]

InternFSU helps students land meaningful experiences

Florida State University students no longer have to travel off-campus to land significant and life-changing internships. The InternFSU program at Florida State University provides 100 on-campus paid experiential learning opportunities for currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking FSU students during the fall and spring semesters. Students — regardless of financial resources and family background — can […]

FSU hires new associate vice president for Information Technology Services

Florida State University announced today the appointment of Jane Livingston as its chief information officer and associate vice president for Information Technology Services (ITS). Livingston will oversee IT services for a diverse FSU community of more than 50,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees. ITS is dedicated to providing an effective, comprehensive and secure technology […]

Football-themed cybersecurity game kicks off at FSU

As the Seminoles get ready to hit the road for their next two games, Florida State University is kicking off a different kind of football game at home next week. It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and FSU Information Technology Services created a football-themed game to encourage online safety. Cyber Bowl is an online game designed to […]