News & Events

Stay up to date on all GW Information Technology news, updates and events.

NOTICE: Android Device Vulnerability

November 20, 2019

GW Information Technology (GW IT) has been informed of a vulnerability with the camera app on a variety of Android devices.

Who is at risk?

Martha: Bringing AI to Life

October 16, 2019
The world of higher-education Information Technology is exploring new opportunities to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Self Service Upgrade to Windows 10

October 10, 2019

If you are still using Windows 7, the date is fast approaching when Microsoft will no longer provide security updates. That date is January 14, 2020. The time to upgrade is now.

EdTech Magazine Notes GW's Pioneering AI Effort

October 10, 2019
EdTech's Focus on Higher Education posted an article highlighting GW's efforts to enhance service and engagement through artificial intelligence (AI), represented by the MARTHA chatbot.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019

October 01, 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a national effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however you connect. Here is a complete list of events at GW during the month.

Schedule WebEx Meetings in Google Calendar

September 19, 2019
GW Information Technology (GW IT) will be activating the WebEx service to allow meetings to be set up in Google Calendar on Monday, September 23, 2019.

Warning: Fake Calendar Invites and Fake Transcript Email Scams at GW

August 27, 2019

There have been reports of members of the GW faculty receiving fake calendar notices arriving from other faculty members claiming that the Teaching Day event was cancelled.

GW IT Welcomes You to Fall Semester 2019

August 16, 2019

GW Information Technology will have in-person tech support and information about its services available to students at the following times and locations:

Warning: Email & Phone Scams at GW

May 15, 2019
GW Information Technology has received reports of both email impersonation and phone scams.  
Email Impersonation: 

Popular messaging app, WhatsApp Confirms Vulnerability - Provides Patch

May 15, 2019

WhatsApp, the popular Facebook messaging app, recently reported a vulnerability which could have exposed users to malicious sp

ITSC Walk Up Closed 5pm July 11 - Noon July 15

May 15, 2019

Due to the planned power shutdown in the Academic Center, the ITSC Walk Up, located in B102 of the Academic Center, will

Coming Summer 2019 - Change to GWeb Login

May 10, 2019

Logging into GWeb will soon become easier.

GW to Implement Telephone Dialing Change

March 29, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, when placing a telephone call from a campus phone to an off-campus or non-GW phone number, it will be required to dial “8” instead of “9” prior to t

Encryption - Not just for Super Spies

March 18, 2019

There was a time when the word “encryption” called up images of secret messages sent by undercover agents to