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New Rules for Text Messages Within Your Slate Instance

The telecom industry has been working to implement a series of changes to help reduce texting spam.  Starting on July 5, 2023 and fully by… Read More »

Big Changes Coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) has issued a letter this week to the leadership of all institutions of higher education. The letter highlights… Read More »

A Little More Time for Ellucian Banner SSB8

Ellucian this morning updated their FAQ (KB000500383 – Banner Self-Service 8 (SSB8x) to 9 (SSB9x)) stating, Banner Self-Service 8 core modules and localizations will be… Read More »

Ellucian Release December 2022

This is related to spring-security-web. We are moving to spring-security-web-5.6.9.jar CVE-2022-31692 – spring-security-web-5.6.2.jar Fix – spring-security-web-5.6.2.jar upgraded to spring-security-web-5.6.9.jar This is being addressed in December 1st 2022 releases Read More »

CVE-2022-29464 EEI Vulnerability

Were you affected by the recent CVI-2022-29464 EEI breach? Impact Unrestricted arbitrary file upload, potentially resulting in remote code to execution. Affected WSO2 Products WSO2… Read More »

SSl/TLS Certificate Expiration Changes Coming September 1

SSL or Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates are commonly used to securely encrypt information sent from a hosting web server to a user’s web browser… Read More »

Direct Loan Program Closing, New Year Set-up, or Guidance on the CARES Act

Did you know the July 31 deadline is quickly approaching to reconcile, and total net unbook disbursements to a $0 balance? The Department of Education recently posted additional… Read More »

Does Your Institution Need Assistance with Planning or Guidance on the CARES Act?

Did you know that on June 17, the Department published its Interim Final Rule (IFR) regarding Eligibility of Student at Institutions of Higher Education for Funds Under the Coronavirus… Read More »