Software Recommendations for Faculty & Staff

 

Device

Software Recommendations

Additional Information

Mac

 macOS 10.12 Sierra
 
 OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan
 
 OS X 10.7.5 Lion or below

macOS Sierra is currently incompatible with Jabber and Symantec, and is being tested by the Division of IT to ensure full functionality with various university applications

 OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion through OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite should update to 10.11.6 for best performance.  Please contact the Division of IT for support.

 PC

 Windows 10

 Windows 8/8.1

Windows 7

Windows Vista and below

Windows 10 is being tested by the Division of IT to ensure full functionality with various university applications.

 

iPhone 5/5s & above

iOS 10.1
 

iOS 6 or below

Apple has announced a vulnerability affecting iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, and iPod touch 6th generation and later. The vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to gain full control of the device, or access sensitive user information. The Division of Information Technology (IT) recommends that all users of the Apple devices listed above immediately update to iOS version 10.1. Apple has created a patch that will address the vulnerability.

For older devices we recommend iOS 8.4.1

iPad 3 & above

 

iOS 10.1
 

iOS 6 or bleow

 

Apple has announced a vulnerability affecting iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, and iPod touch 6th generation and later. The vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to gain full control of the device, or access sensitive user information. The Division of Information Technology (IT) recommends that all users of the Apple devices listed above immediately update to iOS version 10.1. Apple has created a patch that will address the vulnerability.

For older devices we recommend iOS 8.4.1

Android

Android 5 Lollipop

 

Android 2 Gingerbread and below

Android 6 Marshmallow is being tested by the Division of IT to ensure full functionality with various university applications.

Windows Phone

Windows 10

 

Windows 7 Phone