Apple has released macOS 11 (Big Sur)

Apple has released macOS 11 (Big Sur)

At this time, SSCERT strongly recommends against upgrading to macOS11 (Big Sur)This is a major update, and many common software programs are not compatible with the new version.

These include the following:

  • UCLA Cisco AnyConnect VPN client
  • Sophos Anti-Virus
  • Various Adobe products
  • Older versions of Mac software (e.g., Office 2016, Parallels Desktop, Zoom)

If your Mac operating system is currently running on macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or 10.15 (Catalina), you do not need to do anything at this time.  Apple fully supports these versions.

If you are running macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or older, please consider upgrading to macOS 10.14.  Here are instructions from Apple.

Please contact the SSCERT Service Desk at if you have questions or concerns.

*COMPLETED* Thursday, 11/12/20 Windows Security Patches

SSC-ERT Windows Servers will be rebooted on Thursday, November 13, around 6pm for security patches and regular maintenance.

*COMPLETED* Tuesday, 11/3/2020 Research computing host security update has been upgraded to for security purpose.