20 Jan 2015
Google and SWGfL Internet Filtering Changes Google searches utilise encryption technologies for added security and where this has previously been optional, it will be made mandatory by them in early February 2015.…
20 Nov 2013
What is CryptoLocker/Wannacry? CryptoLocker/Wannacry is a malicious program that when installed will encrypt important files and documents on your computer making them unusable, and then demand payment to restore access to them.…
19 Nov 2013
Java 6 Vulnerability Scomis are being contacted by an increasing number of schools who have had their computers infected with malware. This coincides with the discovery of vulnerability within Java 6 which…
15 Jan 2013
The DCC Policy for workstations with access to sensitive or restricted material: Password protected screen savers (with a 10 minute inactivity time lock) should be applied.  This should be done on all…
4 Jan 2011
Click on the links below to download the relevant MSI or other files required for your installation.   Redstor Pro ESE Client Software. Click the title to download the Redstor software for…
10 Aug 2010
If there is a training course you wish to go on but its not running in your area please contact the Scomis Service Desk via telephone on 01392 385300 or email scomis@devon.gov.uk. We will compile…
To book on a training course you can either, contact the Scomis Service Desk via telephone on 01392 385300 or email scomis@devon.gov.uk. All course booking acknowledgements are sent via email to the school administration…
5 Jul 2010
This is the current Scomis Password Policy (which has been based on the Devon County Council Password Policy) which is applied to the Scomis Managed Services.  We also recommend that schools adopt…
13 Apr 2010
A presentation about Using the Scomis Website [swfobj src="http://faq.scomis.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Using-the-ScoMIS-Website.swf" alt="A Powerpoint Presentation introducing the New Scomis Website" width="625" height="476" align="center" allowfullscreen="true"]   Reviewed 22/12/2014
12 Feb 2010
Devon County Council has adopted a password policy that defines how passwords are used to protect the county network and county data.  It is recommended that Schools adopt a similar policy. Your…
20 Oct 2009
The Scomis Calendar is powered by Google Calendar and offers a dynamic method to allow schools to keep up to date with the latest and upcoming events. If you have a Google account, you…