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Using Microsoft Viva Insights to Improve Productivity

June 27, 2022

What is happening?

Microsoft Viva Insights brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights into an employee experience that integrates seamlessly into the apps you use every day, such as Microsoft Teams.

How do I access Microsoft Viva? 

Viva Insights includes a Microsoft Teams app and web features and tools that help people and businesses thrive with data-driven, privacy-protected insights, and recommendations to improve productivity and wellbeing.  

What is the benefit of using Microsoft Viva? 

Get personal insights that only you can see. Insights about how you work and what you might change to do your best work, such as in Viva Insights in Teams, in a Briefing email in Outlook, or in your personal Dashboard. Get useful recommendations, such as protecting time in the day for regular breaks, focused work, and learning that help improve wellbeing and boost productivity. 

Where can I learn more about Microsoft Viva? 

Visit the Microsoft Viva support page for more information.   



Challenge Response

New Password Security Feature Required Starting June 6

June 6, 2022

What is happening?

UNF has implemented challenge response functionality to provide individuals a convenient and secure web-based password self-reset method. This strengthened security feature provides individuals added protection to their account making it more difficult for the hacker community to crack or decode.

Why is this Happening?

Challenge response enhances password security and facilitates simple password self-reset service.


How can an individual access their challenge response questions?
Follow the step by step directions on the ITS challenge response page to complete the required set up.


What is NOT happening?
Individuals do not need to change their current passwords.


sharepoint online collaboration

SharePoint Online Office 365 Feature for Document Collaboration

May 30, 2022

What is happening?

Microsoft SharePoint Online is a collaborative document system that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. It is ideal for groups of all sizes looking to manage team documents, sites, and content in an organized manner.

How do I access a SharePoint Online site?

A SharePoint Online site is created through Microsoft Teams. Every time you create a Team, you also get a SharePoint Online site with the same name. Review the Service Catalog page for instructions

What is the benefit of using SharePoint Online?
You win with people. For a team or group to complete a successful project collaboration is key. SharePoint Online provides a single place for all team members to find the most current information, documents, and related communication, simplifying work life and allowing individuals to stop using email as a document management system.


Who has access to SharePoint Online? 

Any individual using Microsoft Teams in the Office 365 platform.



my content

New My Content Office 365 Feature for Locating Files

April 12, 2022
What is happening?

The new My Content feature is a place to see all your Office 365 content and storage locations in a single hub.

How do I access the My Content dashboard?
Simply log into and the My Content folder is located as the third option down on the left menu.

What is the benefit of using My Content?
Individuals can see a mix of documents, meeting attachments, and more. Each item shows you the file name, when it was last modified, who owns it, and if there is any recent activity within the file. The filters and pivots within My Content narrow your search to only files related to you specifically.

Who has access to a My Content dashboard?
Any individual using Office 365.


Where can I learn more about the My Content and other office features?

Visit the UNF My Content page or



Russia Traffic

Temporary Block for Network Traffic to and from Russia 

Feb. 25, 2022 - Updated April 13, 2022

What is happening?
Out of an abundance of caution, the UNF IT Security team has decided to enact a temporary block of all network traffic coming from or going to Russian networks.

Why has this decision been made?
There have been increased threats of cyberattacks from Russian forces, based on the latest information from numerous sources, including the FBI, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Intelligence Agency (CISA, DHS), and other intelligence organizations.

Who is impacted?
Any faculty, staff or student using the UNF campus wired, or wireless network looking to connect to these areas.

How long will this impact last?
This block will be in place for the next several days until such time as the situation stabilizes and the threat environment improves. UNF ITS will continue to monitor the situation and communicate changes as necessary. Please remain extra vigilant against potential cyber threats during this time.


personal laptops

Connecting Personal Laptops to UNF-Wireless Network

Students, faculty and staff returning to campus should note that OnGuard is required for personal laptops to access the UNF-Wireless WiFi network. Access will be restricted until OnGuard is installed. Users can connect to UNF-Wireless using their UNFID. If the requirements are not met, a page to download OnGuard is available. Visit for installation instructions.


Antivirus software

UNF Anti-Virus

Antivirus is protective software designed to defend a computer against malicious software. Malicious software, or "malware" includes: viruses, trojans, key loggers, hijackers, and other code that vandalizes or steals your computer contents. Learn more on anti-virus protection at UNF. 

Public Anti-Virus Download Options for Clearpass OnGuard Compatibility


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Working Remotely Resources

Students, faculty and staff have access to a number of key resources that provide remote connection and collaboration. These resources will help make sure you are set up for success to working remotely.

Students who do not have a device to access online instruction should contact the Library Information Desk for assistance on checking out equipment if needed.