Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Reporting in TimeClock Plus
Presenters:
Nick Cummings
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 312
Description:
This session will show participants how to use the reporting options in TimeClock Plus to successfully extract the information needed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Employees with Department HR role in TimeClock Plus.
Session Title:
Using Endnote citation management software
Presenters:
Robert Erb
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Morgan Library Room 175
Description:
Using Endnote citation management software to facilitate your research, writing, and publishing.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any faculty or staff whose work would benefit by effective use of citation management software.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Home computer security, after Equifax and Wi-Fi KRACK
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas,Jason Huitt
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 376
Description:
2017 has seen some significant breaches and vulnerabilities on the internet. CSU has been actively following up; what should you do at home to protect yourself and your computers?
Goals and Target Audience:
Target: all faculty/staff (general-interest/home IT) Goals: 1) Learn details of the Equifax breach and the KRACK vulnerability. 2) Get advice and best practices for securing home networks/computers. 3) Learn how to check and protect credit-rating information.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
PCI Complaint Web Commerce in 2018
Presenters:
Jason Huitt,Steve Lovaas,Angie Asmus
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
BFS and ACNS have recently contracted with a new vendor for e-commerce and event registration web site services and are beginning to roll this service out to defined campus merchants. This session will present an overview of the currently available services, allow campus merchants to better understand their options to leverage these services, and review the criteria with which requests for this new service will be evaluated.
Goals and Target Audience:
Payment card-accepting e-commerce merchant staff will learn about the roadmap for web-based payment card acceptance in the year ahead.

Tuesday, January 9th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Disaster Recovery War Games
Presenters:
Stephen Oglesby
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery doesn't have to be a grueling interrogation or criticism of your personnel and colleagues. In fact they can be a lot of fun. I'll be presenting on how to use informal scenarios in a relaxed environment to gain a better understanding of systems.
Goals and Target Audience:
Bring ideas back to their IT areas to improve the reliability of systems and the lines of communication with their system administrators. Audience: IT Personnel, System Administrators, IT Managers/Directors
Session Title:
Go beyond passwords with Duo two-factor authentication
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 324
Description:
CSU has adopted Duo for two-factor authentication for moving beyond just passwords, and is currently rolling it out to several central applications on an opt-in basis. Before Duo becomes required later this year, get the details of how it works, and how you can get started.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience: any faculty/staff member. Goals: 1) Learn the various options for using Duo. 2) Join the opt-in population. 3) Successfully use Duo from a computer or phone in this session.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Foreign travel and your technology
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas,Scot Allen
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 376
Description:
Travelling to a foreign country, or supporting the technology for someone who will? There are risks, and CSU has both advice and resources.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience: international travelers and their IT support staff Goals: 1) Learn the risks to technology and information involved in traveling abroad. 2) Learn CSU's policies and best-practice advice. 3) Discuss strategies for IT support of travelers.

Wednesday, January 10th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Experiences Implementing Ansible for Configuration Management
Presenters:
Stephen Oglesby
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Interested in learning more about Configuration Management and it's role within your IT structure? I'll be sharing our experiences with implementing Ansible. utilizing configuration management across Linux systems, revision/change tracking, deployment of configurations, and after-the-fact fixes that sometimes occur.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Provide basic information about Configuration Management and Ansible through the lens of our recent implementation. Audience: Linux Systems administrators

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Home Computer Security, after Equifax and Wi-Fi KRACK - Second Session
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas,Jason Huitt
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 308-10
Description:
2017 has seen some significant breaches and vulnerabilities on the internet. CSU has been actively following up; what should you do at home to protect yourself and your computers?
Goals and Target Audience:
Target: all faculty/staff (general-interest/home IT) Goals: 1) Learn details of the Equifax breach and the KRACK vulnerability. 2) Get advice and best practices for securing home networks/computers. 3) Learn how to check and protect credit-rating information.