Critical software update
Microsoft released a critical update on Tuesday 18th November https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-068. This update was released outside the normal Microsoft update cycle.
IT Services will apply this update to all Windows servers and computers on Wednesday 19th November and Thursday 20th November between 6PM and 8PM.
Normally such updates are delivered as part of the scheduled monthly Microsoft updates but the nature of this vulnerability resulted in an out-of-band update by Microsoft.
This update should not impact any of the services that we deliver or support. However as part of normal procedure if there are any issues please contact the staff IT helpdesk on x2120.
A new base line for Internet Explorer is also being rolled out, the new base is version 11, to fix interoperability issues with the UCC website and mitigate against other issues present in older versions of IE