Author Archives: Chris North

New Wifi Networks!

The Information Systems team has implemented new Wifi technology that is designed to provide optimal security and usability of our campus Wifi network. As a result of this change, our Wifi network names are changing.   All students, faculty and staff should immediately begin using the Wifi network named “Champlain” as their primary Wifi network. […]

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Announcing Eduroam Wifi access for Champlain College

The Information Systems team is happy to announce the availability of eduroam to the Champlain community. Eduroam is a global wireless network service for research and education. An eligible organization (research organization or education-related organization) can provide users (students, researchers, staff and faculty) with wireless access at participating institutions through the use of their home […]

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New Google Sign-In Page

Those of you on high alert for phishing attempts (as you all should be!), may notice some differences in the Google Sign In page next week. Good work – the page is changing, but it’s not a phishing attempt. Google is making some changes to the page. From the Google announcement: In 2014, we introduced Material […]

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Google updates Gmail and Hangouts

This spring Google is has made some significant updates to Gmail and Hangouts.      Gmail Gmail has a host of new security and convenience features. Read about the changes here: https://www.blog.google/products/g-suite/new-security-and-intelligent-features-new-gmail-means-business/ The new interface isn’t enabled by default, so you have to enable it to start using it. To do so, head to your Gmail […]

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Beware of Hurricane Harvey Fraud

Scammers are exploiting the Hurricane Harvey disaster. There are fake Facebook pages, tweets going out with fake charity websites, and phishing emails being sent out asking for donations to Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds. Don’t fall for these scams! If you want to make a donation, go directly to the website of the charity of your […]

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Widespread Phishing Attack

Please be aware that there is a widespread phishing attack hitting the Internet and Champlain College this afternoon. The attack consists of an email message that appears to be to  and may be from someone you know. Below is a picture of a sample message. DO NOT OPEN THIS MESSAGE! It contains a link to a […]

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