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Students and employees: Don’t buy software when you can get it for free!

All WVU faculty, staff and students can get free and discounted software through Information Technology Services. For example, you can download Microsoft Office and Sophos anti-virus at no cost. You can install Microsoft Office on as many as five personally owned devices, and you can put Sophos on as many as three. Students can also download MATLAB at no cost.

The Software License Information Center (SLIC) also offers a wide variety of discounted applications, including the Adobe Creative Suite. Visit slic.wvu.edu for a complete list.

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Cats, Coffee and Cybersecurity: Join ITS Jan. 28 for tips on how to defend your data

Join Information Technology Services for free coffee from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 28 in the Mountainlair and get tips from Spy Cat on protecting your nine digital lives. The first “Cats, Coffee and Cybersecurity” event is occurring on Data Privacy Day, but this will be a monthly event through 2019.

Don’t have time to stop by? Follow @StaySafeOnline and their #UpdateMeow campaign, as well as @WVUITServices. And act on at least one of these tips from SpyCat:

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