The Shield

MyUSI failure leads to premature authentication system

James Vaughn

November 10, 2013

Frustration flooded campus Wednesday morning when students and faculty realized myUSI was down, including Blackboard and Self-Service. Students who were trying to register for classes could not, and faculty who had advising appointments had to reschedule. Sun LDAP, the university’s main authentication...

Optimizing the digital experience

Jake Tapley

September 24, 2013

As I write this, BlackBoard is refusing to let me log in. Something about an “Authorization Failure” – I assure you I don’t know. Now, if this was an isolated incident, I wouldn’t think too much of it. I understand that technology malfunctions, and that there's a lot about coding and web...

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