All posts by Stephen Landry

Stephen Landry, Ph.D., is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Seton Hall University. You can follow him on Twitter at: @landryst ( His LinkedIn profile can be found at: and his EDUCAUSE profile can be found at:

Winter IT Maintenance Window Is January 2 – 12, 2014

This is a reminder to the University community that the annual winter IT maintenance window is scheduled to begin Thursday, January 2nd at 12:01 AM and will end on Sunday, January 12th at 7:00 AM.  University IT Services will be performing routine maintenance to the campus network and servers during that period. University IT Services… Continue Reading »

Microsoft Office 365 Issues This Morning

University IT Services was notified around 10AM this morning that some students are unable to access their email and other Microsoft Office 365 services, including their SkyDrive files. Microsoft is working on restoring service. University IT Services will provide an update on progress later this afternoon. Update 12/15/2013, 6:00 PM: University IT Services continues to… Continue Reading »

Important Information for Lenovo Helix Users: Update Your Wireless Driver for Improved Network Performance

University IT Services has received reports that some students and faculty with the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix are experiencing problems connecting to the University’s wireless network. This seems to occur most frequently in areas of the residence halls, but IT Services has received a few reports of wireless problems with the Helix in classrooms and faculty… Continue Reading »

Important IT Security Information: CryptoLocker Malware

A new and very dangerous form of malware has been seen on campus. Called CryptoLocker, it attempts to encrypt data on your computer and hold that data “ransom.” It spreads by email that contains a link to a site that has been infected with CryptoLocker. To prevent CryptoLocker from infecting your computer and potentially destroying… Continue Reading »