Unite Newsletter - December 2017
A rising number of sophisticated phishing email messages have been directed at the UN asking users to validate or confirm their accounts. Following are steps you should take to avoid having your account compromised:
- Do NOT respond to, open attachments or click hyperlinks in any email message that is suspicious. In fact, treat every message with suspicion initially. A malicious message can even come from someone you work with regularly if their account was compromised.
- Complete the MANDATORY information security awareness programme!
- Review the information security quick guide for more tips on staying cyber safe. Print this and keep it by your workstation for easy reference.
ICT in the field
ICT on iSeek
- Here's what trended on iSeek in 2017...
- UN’s founding documents available through the UN Digital Library
- iSeek's new look for the new year
- UN Signals Academy holds the first pre-induction training course
- UN targeted by phishing attack
- IOM – Placing technology at the service of migrants
- Swipe right for latest humanitarian news on your Apple or Android
- Accessibility features launched on Careers Portal
The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) and the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT), in the Department of Management, announced the launch of accessibility features on the United Nations Careers Portal. The new accessibility features include adjustments to monitor settings, keyboard navigation, and the ability to function with a wide range of standard assistive technologies, such as screen readers and alternative keyboards. These features are available in both English and French. Learn more
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Tips and Tricks
Skype for Business conversations are saved by default. To view Conversations:
- In the main Skype for Business window click on the Conversation tab. All conversations will be listed with the most recent on top; double click on one to open and view a conversation.
- In Outlook, Skype for Business conversations are saved in a folder labelled Conversation History.