Technology News

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See our new CyberSafety resource page. Click here.

TechNews Archive

Please click on the dates below for recent and archived articles related to technology here at Long Beach Unified.

April 30, 2019 - See our new CyberSafety resource page with videos, articles, presentations and handouts designed to inform you on how to be safe from online scams and phishing. There are also reminders about recent and upcoming changes related to passwords, WiFi and WindowsXP.

January 16, 2019 - See an explanation of what you need to know about the District's wireless network as well as announcing the new LBUSDguest wireless network for your personal devices and visitors. Support for the use of more secure "pass-phrases" instead of traditional passwords.

November 7, 2018 - WindowsXP will expire in the summer of 2019. WiFi option available for large "special events".

November 13, 2017 - Happy Birthday to the LBUSD Cloud. Reminder to get your FREE copy of Microsoft Office 2016 for use at home.

October 23, 2017 - Password changes are recommended for students and staff. Cloud maintenance on Thursday, October 26, 2017. New checklists for technology purchases.

August 18, 2017 - "Beginning of the year computer tip" ... Turn all of your computers on for at least 24 hours before the opening of school.

July 28, 2017 - "Daily Time Capture" and other myLBUSD portal applications will be unavailable August 3rd and 9th. Information on the District's new Internet filter. Windows XP computers will need to update Chrome to access Google, Outlook and Office 365

May 30, 2017 - Graduating seniors can take their Google and Office 365 data with them. What you need to know about using personal devices or accounts for work. Final reminder that GroupWise will be unavailable after June 1, 2017.

May 8, 2017 - FINAL Reminder: Outlook Archiving to start May 15, 2017. Plus an additional reminder that GroupWise will be unavailable after June 1, 2017.

April 26, 2017 - Reminder: Outlook Archiving to start May 15, 2017. Plus information on Yammer and Office 365 VideoYammer and Office 365 Video

April 12, 2017 - Information on the upcoming power outage scheduled for April 22-23, 2017

March 29, 2017 - Updated information about "Archives" in Outlook as well as the May 15, 2017 deadline for all GroupWise access

March 13, 2017 - Power computers off on weekends and holidays ONLY


Learn more about cybersecurity and how to be safe online by clicking on the video below.