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Guide to Cleaning Your Inbox of Sensitive Data

Posted June 19, 2017

Cleaning your inbox of sensitive data? Please review the following guide in full before beginning.

SCAMALOT! Part VI

Posted June 7, 2017
Password Expiry Email

Welcome to a special edition of SCAMALOT! In this post, we change course from our usual mission of providing tips and tricks for recognizing phishing attacks to learn how to assess automated emails you’ll encounter in your inbox. At times, you will receive automated messages from Bryn Mawr College or Bi-College software, like the password […]

SCAMALOT! Part V

Posted May 2, 2017

In this edition of SCAMALOT, we’ll take a closer look at an email that raises a number of common phishing flags. Scam emails aren’t always as easy to identify as you might think; it may have been a while since you’ve been asked to wire money to a foreign prince! The most dubious attacks have […]

SCAMALOT! Part IV

Posted March 29, 2017

Welcome back to SCAMALOT! In this spring 2017 edition, we continue to closely examine aspects of scam emails to help you identify similar attacks in the future. There is usually more than one way to determine if a message is legitimate or not, and by taking the time to look for phishy evidence in your […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted August 3, 2016

When a faculty or staff member leaves Bryn Mawr College, access to a variety of College accounts and services changes. Please be mindful of the account access timelines as described in the documentation when moving data because LITS is unable to perform email or file restores in Office 365.

Using Clutter in Office 365

Posted July 12, 2016
image of Clutter listed among mail folders

Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces distraction by helping you filter your low-priority email. This way, messages that you don’t need to see right away don’t crowd your inbox, but but they’re still readily available for review. Please note: Clutter is enabled by default – if you decide you’d rather not use it, you’ll […]

Using Office 365 Add-ins

Posted June 20, 2016

Add-ins in Office 365 are third-party programs or utilities that help you automate tasks when you view or create messages. LITS has enabled two add-ins for all Bryn Mawr College accounts. Most Office 365 Add-ins will ask you to authenticate or link the Add-in to your Bryn Mawr account. The Add-ins mentioned below have been […]

Email Sharing and Delegation

Posted May 22, 2016

Office 365 allows many email sharing and delegation options for email, from sharing the Inbox or another folder, to allowing another individual to completely manage a mailbox (delegation), including sending as or on behalf of the mailbox owner. If you are trying to share your mailbox with someone else, some options may require setting up […]

Connecting a Desktop E-Mail Client to Office 365

Posted May 22, 2016

Here are some quick tips for you to be able to view your email on the same server through other clients, such as Outlook 2016. LITS Recommends and Supports Outlook 2016 for Windows 7 or 10 or Mac OS X, see our guidance here on when to choose Outlook. Instructions for other clients are strictly […]

When to Use the Outlook 2016 Desktop Client

Posted May 21, 2016

LITS recommends using the Outlook Web App (OWA) for email and calendar. OWA provides a simple, streamlined mail and calendar experience with the functionality required by the majority of community members. For a small number of functions, the Outlook 2016 desktop client is required or recommended for an improved experience. See below for differences between the […]

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