Lunch With IT Lecture Series

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MSU Great Falls - College of Technology
Information Technology Services
Lunch with IT Lecture Series
Spring Semester 2012

IT Services at MSU Great Falls is happy to announce a new FREE lecture series this Spring Semester for Students, Facutly and Staff members.

Each lecture will be held on the following dates in Room B101 from Noon until 12:55. Lectures will be approximately 45 minutes long with room for questions at the end of each lecture.

So please take some time out of your lunch to join us for the following FREE lectures:

January 20th

Windows 7 New Features, Tips, and Tricks

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Windows 7 Tips Come learn some of the newer features of Windows 7, including shortcuts, libraries, troubleshooting, recovery tips, and backup options. Learn the new features of Windows 7 that you can put into use today!
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Febraury 3rd

How to Buy a Computer

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Buying a Computer Are you interested in purchasing a new computer? This lecture will review current hardware and computer configurations; explain the differences between computer components; and allow you to be more prepared when shopping for a computer.
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February 17th

Internet Safety

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Internet Safety This lecture will explain the various ways that you can be taken advantage of on the internet and will suggest ways that you can not only identify different internet threats, but also good tips on how to avoid them. This lecture will discuss things such as phishing attacks, email spam, malicious websites, social network sites, and others.
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March 2nd

Removing Malware from your machine

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Removing Malware If your computer has ever been infected with malware or spyware you know that it can be a long process to clean your machine. This lecture will take you through some best practices on how to clean an infected machine and also how to take steps to both prevent future infections as well as ways to make recovery easier and faster.
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March 16th

Mixing the iPad with Business - Apps you should have

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Business tools for the Ipad Use of the iPad and other mobile devices at work has increased significantly. This lecture will address the use of the iPad in the business environment and will show you both free and paid apps that you should have to get the most from your iPad.
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March 30th

Windows 8 Preview

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Windows 8 Windows 8 will be the next release of Microsoft's Desktop Operating System. Come and see some of the new features of Windows 8 in this sneak preview.
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April 13th

Understanding Computer Security

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Computer Security This lecture will explain why computer security is so important and give you some good tools and tips on how to be more secure. This lecture will cover topics such as choosing a good password, encrypting your USB flash drives, firewalls, and keeping your computer up to date with software patches.
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April 27th

Virtualization, Cloud Computing, and other fancy things

Room B101 12:00-12:55 Cloud computing This lecture will explain what virutalization and cloud computing is and how it works. This lecture will explain the benefits of both technologies as well as touch on some other new technologies that are emerging in the world of technology.