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Safer Badgers App Troubleshooting Tips

Find answers to some of the most common technical questions—from how to update to the latest version of the app to how to fix display problems when you have the larger text setting turned on. Continue Reading Safer Badgers App Troubleshooting Tips

News

IT never sleeps. There’s always news to share. Here’s the latest from our digital campus and beyond.

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UW–Madison Zoom Implementation Roadmap Update

From outreach to documentation, here is the latest news from the UW–‍Madison Zoom implementation team at DoIT, with support of the Zoom advisory group. Continue Reading UW–Madison Zoom Implementation Roadmap Update

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There’s a New Login Process for Service Accounts on Outlook’s Web Client

Service accounts are email accounts intended to be used for shared roles or for accounts with service and programmatic access (such as printers, copiers and mailers). This is different from your personal email account. Continue Reading There’s a New Login Process for Service Accounts on Outlook’s Web Client

Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Mandatory Cybersecurity Awareness Training Coming Apr 26

The UW–Madison Office of Cybersecurity is rolling out Cybersecurity Awareness Training that must be completed by all faculty and staff (excluding graduate students and undergraduate student employees) by Jun 30. Continue Reading Mandatory Cybersecurity Awareness Training Coming Apr 26

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Warning: Active Phishing Campaigns

The Office of Cybersecurity is aware of 2 active phishing campaigns in which the attacker impersonates UW–Madison IT service units. The latest phishing emails were sent the evening of Apr 6, but the attacks can occur at any time. Please be on the lookout. Continue Reading Warning: Active Phishing Campaigns

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Be Careful About Sharing Your Vaccine Card On Social Media

We get it. If you’re getting vaccinated, you may be feeling a little excited. But if you take a selfie with your card and post it on social, you might be signing up for more than just being “vac-SEEN” by your friends and family. Continue Reading Be Careful About Sharing Your Vaccine Card On Social Media

Endpoint Management

Endpoint Management Project Roadmap

An "endpoint" is a computing device that communicates back and forth with a network, including desktops, laptops, servers, and smartphones. Learn more about this project, critical to reducing threats to university networks. Continue Reading Endpoint Management Project Roadmap

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

Thursdays at 3:30pm via Zoom. In addition to the usual breakout room conversations, join us for these topics: Apr 8, data analytics/engineering; Apr 15, developers talk APIs, home automation. Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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Top 3 Tips For Securing Your Zoom Meetings

Stay safe, minimize disruption and protect your privacy on Zoom with these handy tips. Continue Reading Top 3 Tips For Securing Your Zoom Meetings

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If I’ve Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Do I Still Need To Be Tested?

Fully vaccinated individuals at UW–Madison will be exempted from routine COVID-19 testing. Learn more about the exemption, and how to upload your vaccination record so your Badger Badge remains green. Continue Reading If I’ve Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Do I Still Need To Be Tested?

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Join Lois in an unscripted conversation about a wide variety of subjects relevant to IT colleagues across the university. Special guest Apr 23: Steve Barnet of IceCube. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

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Is Your Computer Running At A Snail’s Pace?

Computer slowing you down? You are not alone. Security software, web conferencing tools and browsers use an increasing amount of your computer’s resources. Try these tips. Continue Reading Is Your Computer Running At A Snail’s Pace?

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Last Chance! IT Professionals Conference Call for Proposals

Boldly do what you may not have considered doing before: Share your knowledge and experience at this year’s virtual conference! Submissions are due Fri, Apr 9. Continue Reading Last Chance! IT Professionals Conference Call for Proposals

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