Cybersecurity Notice: QR Code Scam

The UFV Cybersecurity team has been made aware of a social engineering scam targeting UFV employees and students. This scam attempts to gain access to your employee or student account. The scam typically starts with a phishing email that asks you to scan a QR code to re-authenticate and verify your MFA or 2FA. Once […]

Known Issue -Adobe License Expiration Notice

UFV employees may receive a message indicating their Adobe Acrobat license has expired.   IT Services has recently completed a license renewal with Adobe, and our vendor is working quickly to resolve our expiration notice.  Who is impacted? UFV employees using Adobe applications. What do I need to do? No further action is required at this […]

Power & IT Outages Scheduled Saturday, Aug 19 2023

What do I need to know? Significant power and IT outages are scheduled for this Saturday, August 19. Where and when? Power outage: Electricity will be shut down to Abbotsford Buildings G and H (Lá:lem te Baker) between 8 am and 12 noon Sat, Aug 19. IT outage: IT services will be suspended on all […]

CyberSecurity Notice: Applications Blocked on August 10 2023

IT Cyber Security is dedicated to continuously improving and securing all UFV workstations. For continual protection of devices from major threats, it is important to control the use of commonly exploited applications used on the UFV devices. Many such applications do not require local admin rights to install and run, hence can be easily exploited […]

Terminal 4 Upgrade and Outage – Thursday Aug. 3 2023

What do I need to know? IT Services will be completing a scheduled improvement upgrade on Thursday, August 3rd, 2023, from 6:00 am to 10:00 am, which will disrupt service for T4/myweb editors. When will this occur? Thursday, August 3rd, 2023, between 6:00 am and 10:00 am. Who is impacted? Editors of  Terminal4/myweb. This outage will […]

BDMS – Log on change as of July 27 2023

IT Services will be completing a scheduled improvement on Thursday, July 27th, 2023, that will result in the following change to the BDMS, Banner Document Management System: Log on change: employees will now access BMDS using their UFV email address. By changing our log-on procedure from using a network login to your email login users […]