Important notice regarding Microsoft Teams and Planner tools

Background:  King County must make changes to Office 365, resulting in updates to the Microsoft Teams and Planner tools. These changes will improve the stability and security of Office 365. The changes are required by Microsoft. If you use Teams or Planner:  You should not edit your Teams and Planner sites from Feb. 1 until at least Feb. 18 or later. No changes can be saved during this period. You’ll still be able to access your documents and files by navigating through SharePoint to the file location. Continue to edit your documents through… Read More

KCIT update: Transitioning to Windows 10 

The push to upgrade all Windows 7 operating system computers to Windows 10 operating systems continues, and King County Information and Technology (KCIT) is on track to meet a Jan. 14 Microsoft deadline. On that date, Microsoft will stop supporting the Windows 7 system. Only a limited number of county devices will be allowed to continue with the Windows 7 system, as they run specialized software not compatible with the Windows 10 system.  Because of the switchover to Windows 10, KCIT will not allow devices with the Windows 7 system to connect… Read More

Tech Tip: Microsoft to shut off “ToDo” application 

In preparation for a change that Microsoft is making to King County’s Office 365 setup, the “ToDo” application will no longer be supported or available for use. Access to this application is scheduled to be turned off on Nov. 6. If you use ToDo, you can recreate your ToDo tasks in Outlook as Outlook Tasks prior to Nov. 6. For help, please contact the Helpdesk by submitting a HelpDesk ticket or calling 206-263-HELP. 

Tech Tip: A change in county email quarantining 

Microsoft has changed the daily quarantine notification message to make it easier for email users to review possibly suspicious emails quarantined over the last 24 hours. This adds an extra layer of protection by allowing King County employees to preview messages online without releasing them to their inbox.   Got a message that doesn’t need to be quarantined? Simply click on the “Review” button in the email to view the message and be routed to the quarantine portal. This section will explain why the message was quarantined and other information about it.  After… Read More

Tech Tip: Cyber Security Awareness Training is now available 

To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at:   https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/   Your account for Securing the Human:   Username: King County email address   Password: King County email password   For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site:   https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB 

Tech Tip: Use your work badge 

  How to access the training:   To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at:   https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/   Your account for Securing the Human:   Username: King County email address   Password: King County email password   For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site:   https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB 

Tech Tip: Use common sense 

How to access the training:   To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at:   https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/   Your account for Securing the Human:   Username: King County email address   Password: King County email password   For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site:   https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB 

Tech Tip: Update your browser 

How to access the training:  To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at: https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/ Your account for Securing the Human: Username: King County email address Password: King County email password For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site: https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB

Tech Tip: Working remotely 

How to access the training:  To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at:  https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/  Your account for Securing the Human:  Username: King County email address  Password: King County email password  For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site:  https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB/SitePages/Home.aspx 

Tech Tip: Securing your data 

How to access the training:  To start your Cyber Security Awareness Training please login at:  https://sso.securingthehuman.org/kingcounty/  Your account for Securing the Human:  Username: King County email address  Password: King County email password  For more information about Cyber Security please visit our Sharepoint site:  https://kc1.sharepoint.com/teams/ITISRC/ISRCPUB