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Posted on: November 12, 2014

On Tuesday, November 11th, Microsoft issued an update (2992611) to all Microsoft-supported versions of Windows to fix a critical security vulnerability. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) and others at the University are seeing signs that there...

Posted on: October 13, 2014
July 2014: State of Security at Penn Discussion about the State of Security at Penn - Josh Beeman August 2014: MOOCs at Early Adopter Universities Presentation on research findings investigating MOOC usage at early adopter Universities - Deke Kassabian (...
Posted on: October 6, 2014

ISC Client Care is a telephone and email support service for Local Support Providers (LSPs) as well as other members of the IT community at the university. LSPs can contact Client Care for a variety of purposes including 2nd and 3rd tier support on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

On September 9, 2014, Apple announced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple also announced the Apple Pay digital payment system and the debut Apple Watch. Collectively, these announcements are the most significant by Apple in a single day within...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

On August 13, 2014, Cloudpath released a new update of XpressConnect, version 5.0.115. The Android app for 5.0.115 was subsequently published the following day. Initial testing has shown that this new version breaks functionality with AirPennNet on...

Posted on: August 14, 2014
Minimum System Requirements for 2014/2015 Academic Year

Windows Systems

Memory: at least 4.0 GB Operating Systems: Windows 8.1 Update or Windows 7 SP1 (Home Premium and above)

Mac Systems

Memory: at least 4.0 GB Operating System: OS X 10.9...
Posted on: July 2, 2014

The High-Performance Computing Interest Group (HPC-SIG) exists to bring those delivering, using, or exploring high-performance/high-throughput computing together to discuss trends, operations, architectural considerations, vendor options, and any...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

This is the current version of ISC's list of supported and recommended computing software that is widely compatible and in broad use across the University. It was substantially revised for the turn of Penn's fiscal year on July 1, 2014.

The...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

On September 17, 2014 Apple released iOS 8, a significantly updated and refined version of its mobile operating system. iOS 8 is compatible with the following: iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later, and iPod touch (5th-generation) and later, though it...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

OS X Yosemite (10.10), formally announced on June 2, 2014, is the ninth significant update to OS X, Apple's desktop operating system. The golden master release became available on October 16th from the Mac App Store. Information Systems &...