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

DUO Multi-Factor Authentication

Deadline to sign up for multi-factor authentication: Oct 31

Don’t be tricked by procrastination! MFA-Duo is a treat once you know how to use it, even if your phone has issues. Continue Reading Deadline to sign up for multi-factor authentication: Oct 31

Gartner articles. consulting. benchmarking tools. research reports. training for you.

Top 5 Gartner picks of the week

Gartner for Technical Professionals is available for free to IT staff across UW–‍Madison. Here are 5 recent Gartner picks we think you’ll find illuminating. Continue Reading Top 5 Gartner picks of the week

8-bit Cybersecurity Nerd

Get your cybersecurity nerd on at the last two October events!

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Come join the fun at several events where you can learn how to keep your data safe. Continue Reading Get your cybersecurity nerd on at the last two October events!

2019 IT Listening Sessions

2019 IT Listening Sessions scheduled

Open to all members of the university IT community. Share your ideas and experiences with Lois and other IT colleagues! Continue Reading 2019 IT Listening Sessions scheduled

Why you need Antivirus on your Linux system

Some Linux users will tell you that you don’t need to run antivirus on Linux. Find out what they don’t know. Continue Reading Why you need Antivirus on your Linux system

Interoperability diagram

With Interop roadmap set, team drives forward with RFIs & MVPs

The Interop team has completed its initial phases resulting in the creation of the initiative roadmap and is moving forward with implementation. Continue Reading With Interop roadmap set, team drives forward with RFIs & MVPs

Own, Secure, Protect IT. National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. October 2019. #BeCyberSmart

The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is a time to celebrate security people, processes, teams and initiatives. It’s also a time to reflect on some of those fundamental pieces of information protection and cybersecurity.  Continue Reading The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Tombstone with Windows 7 on it

Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 end of life: January 2020

As of Jan 14, they’ll no longer receive security updates, software patches & technical support. Learn what you need to do and who to contact. Continue Reading Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 end of life: January 2020

G Suite, box, Office 365 and DoIT Shared Drive

Learn which collaboration tools are best for you

If you’re not using the UW–Madison versions of Google Drive, Box and Office 365 OneDrive and DoIT Shared Drive, you should. Here’s why and how they compare. Continue Reading Learn which collaboration tools are best for you

No Hate

Avoid Hate Symbols

Choosing an icon or acronym for your project, group, etc? Consider vetting your choices against the Anti Defamation League’s database of hate symbols. Continue Reading Avoid Hate Symbols

Student studying

Study smarter, not harder

Manage your study time and memorize information more effectively with these study tips! Continue Reading Study smarter, not harder

Number three and magnifying glass

3 tips to help you manage UW & personal google accounts

If you have an active NetID you also have UW–Madison G Suite account. But can you distinguish it from your personal Google account? Find out how, today! Continue Reading 3 tips to help you manage UW & personal google accounts