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Technically Speaking is a web series produced by consultants from the ITS Service Desk. We provide tips & tricks to make your time in front of the computer screen just a little bit easier. Episodes are streamed live, and audience participation is encouraged! If you miss a premiere, recordings will be posted here shortly after.
March 9th, 2019
WKU recently implemented two-factor authentication for users logging into Outlook Web Access. If you still haven't enrolled, check out this comprehensive how-to video that will walk you through the process. Your email account will thank you.
Episode 4 (Password Management 101)
February 11th, 2019
While "Whiskers12345" might be easy to remember (and a sweet nod to your furbaby), simple passwords can leave your accounts vulnerable. Proper password management is much easier than you may think, and a few more minutes of work now can save you a LOT of grief down the road. Tune in and learn how to set ultrasecure passwords, as well as why we recommend the use of a password manager!
Episode 3 (Safely Storing Data and Homework)
November 15th, 2018
We've all been there: you spend hours working on a document, only to lose it due to a failing flash drive or straight up forgetting to click "save". Few events in life are as frustrating and rage-inducing. Fortunately, adopting a few simple habits can prevent you from ever dealing with these issues again. We'll cover how to safeguard your data and much more on this episode of Technically Speaking!
Episode 2 (Identifying Phishing Scams)
October 31st, 2018
What do socks with sandals, reality television, and phishing scams have in common? They're all in abundant supply in 21st century life and they're not going anywhere anytime soon, unfortunately. We can't do much about the first two, but we can definitely help you safeguard yourself against malicious emails. Learn what to look for, how to react, and what to do if you fall victim in this episode of Technically Speaking.
Episode 1 (Email Management)
October 8th, 2018
Pulling your hair out over a cluttered inbox? Tired of getting promo emails from that store you haven't shopped at in forever? Rejoice! The premiere episode of "Technically Speaking" will cover all these topics and more! Tune in for a dose of "email zen".