Many of us will be traveling this time of year, checking flights, shopping online and connecting with friends and family. With public Wi-Fi available nearly everywhere you travel, hackers have plenty of opportunities to infect your machines, steal your money, or, in the worst case, steal your identity. Follow these easy steps to help protect… Continue Reading Take steps to protect your data this holiday season
There’s new information in the KnowledgeBase about setting your junk email filters. Follow the instructions here. Be sure to check a related new feature for Office 365 called Clutter.
Need new cables? Get them at the DoIT Tech Stores or Pop-Up Help Desks during move-in. You’ll find low cost, high quality HDMI, Coax, Ethernet, Lightening and Micro USB cables and more.
Recent news of data breaches–including one at the Ashley Madison website–serve as reminders for the UW-Madison community. UW account holders should never use UW credentials (NetID, UW email and NetID passwords) for non-work-related third party sites. The chance of a data breach, however slim, can have significant consequences for a compromised account-holder and the University. While… Continue Reading Recent account breach serves as security reminder
What’s the difference between a personal Google account and a UW–Madison Google Apps Account? The most important difference concerns privacy and protecting your intellectual property. Your personal Google Account combines personal information across its services. Google captures and analyzes your content (including emails) or Google Voice data (such as your phone number, the number of… Continue Reading If you care about privacy, use your UW–Madison Google Apps Account
Need help with your technology as you move in to your residence hall? We’re here to assist you at the following locations: Gordon Commons August 27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 30, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 31, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dejope Residence Hall August 27, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.… Continue Reading Pop up Help Desk stations available during move in
Give credit to the new MyUW. The site became the default for the UW-Madison campus on August 11, but students and staff have been lovin’ it since December. “Loving it! Easier to maneuver and find things. More up to date layout, with user friendly navigation. Thanks!” (Salima Currimbhoy, Staff, Accountant,) “It is so… Continue Reading Wonder why there are fewer tears on campus?
In May, a new NetID account recovery tool was introduced. This new tool provides an easy, convenient, and more secure method of recovering your NetID or password 24/7. Please update your NetID account information by adding a recovery email address and reviewing your recovery questions. Simply follow the instructions below: To set up your recovery… Continue Reading Have you set up your NetID password recovery email?
Purchase any 13” or 15” MacBook with a 4-year Safeware coverage plan and save $50. In addition to extending warranty coverage to 4 years, Safeware also adds accidental damage coverage and 6-months of theft coverage. Plus, we’ll give you a Badger neoprene laptop sleeve and a PowerBank USB charger (a $45 value) for free! This… Continue Reading Apple + SafeWare = Savings during Back To School
Apple will be coming to campus for an IT update on July 30. Attend either of two sessions and learn about the latest product releases and several other IT focused topics. Last month’s Worldwide Developers Conference revealed several OS updates and new device management options. We have made it easier to get access to our… Continue Reading Mark your calendar for the Summer Apple IT Update Meeting