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Google Workspace updates

Google Workspace updates

October 14, 2022 To meet Cyber Security requirements and to minimize the impact of Google’s new storage restrictions, DoDEA will start transitioning to Google Workspace for Education Plus edition.
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Reset your Microsoft 365 password every 60 days

Reset your Microsoft 365 password every 60 days

August 24, 2022 The enterprise policy for DoDEA Microsoft accounts is set to expire passwords every 60 days. Thus, you are required to change your Microsoft password every 60 days. This enforcement ensures compliance with cybersecurity requirements.
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DoDEA CIO August message: determining acceptable website use

DoDEA CIO August message: determining acceptable website use

August 18, 2022 Mark Patterson, Chief Information Officer (CIO) August message.
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Free ServiceNow Fundamentals course and ISTE membership

Free ServiceNow Fundamentals course and ISTE membership

August 03, 2022 The ServiceNow Fundamentals course is being offered for free through Aug. 31. Free membership to the International Society for Technology in Education (ITSE) is available through Sept. 20.
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Aspen SIS year-end rollover begins June 27

Aspen SIS year-end rollover begins June 27

May 18, 2022 The IT Division will conduct an authorized service interruption to perform the Aspen SIS year-end rollover between Monday, June 27 at 3 p.m. ET and Friday, July 15 at 7 a.m. ET.
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CIO March 2022 message: free antivirus software

CIO March 2022 message: free antivirus software

March 16, 2022 DoDEA's Chief Information Officer provides information on how to take advantage of free McAfee Antivirus Software, protections for removable media and mobile devices, and information on recent Google updates.
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CIO February 2022 message: interactive flat panel shipments

CIO February 2022 message: interactive flat panel shipments

February 16, 2022 In a monthly message, DoDEA's Chief Information Officer provides an update on IT projects and initiatives. Information includes IFP deliveries, OneDrive migration, controlled unclassified information, and password reset reminder.
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Changes to Google Workspace affects storage and Google Meets recording

Changes to Google Workspace affects storage and Google Meets recording

February 02, 2022 Google has recently announced storage limits and removed the ability to record Google Meet sessions. Learn about the alternatives for recording sessions.
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DoDEA CIO January 2022 message: OneDrive migration update, DCAP shipment status

DoDEA CIO January 2022 message: OneDrive migration update, DCAP shipment status

January 20, 2022 In a monthly message, DoDEA Chief Information Officer Mark Patterson provides an update on IT projects and initiatives.
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