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News

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

Agile Scrum

Learn Agile & Scrum foundations in hands-on workshop

On Mar 4 at the Memorial Union: Learn how to deliver fast, deliver often & manage risks through frequent feedback, prioritization & iteration. Continue Reading Learn Agile & Scrum foundations in hands-on workshop

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Have you updated TikTok lately?

If you haven’t updated the TikTop app since December 15, please do so right away; the December update fixed serious security problems. Continue Reading Have you updated TikTok lately?

Tax Fraud

Beware these 3 government impersonation income tax scams in 2020

Learn to recognize and protect yourself from 3 kinds of government impersonation scams that are already being reported this year. Continue Reading Beware these 3 government impersonation income tax scams in 2020

Next Gen Network

Join a Next Gen Network discovery session this month

To modernize UW–Madison’s network, the first phase of the Next Gen Network Strategic Initiative is all about discovery. We need your participation! Continue Reading Join a Next Gen Network discovery session this month

Cyber Security Success

Grow your cybersecurity skills & earn key certifications

2 courses in network security infrastructure & cybersecurity will take place in early 2020, taught by Stronger International. Continue Reading Grow your cybersecurity skills & earn key certifications

Phishing

Learn how to recognize and report phishing

Phishing: A scammer attempts to get financial or other confidential information by posing as a reputable entity in an electronic communication. Be skeptical and look for these warning signs. Continue Reading Learn how to recognize and report phishing

Firewall

Data Center firewall maintenance

Network Services will perform maintenance on our data center hardware firewall 12am‑8am, Jan 12. Continue Reading Data Center firewall maintenance

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For researchers: Learn to develop & automate your workflows

Learn how to make your research methods more reproducible & automated at workshops hosted by UW–Madison’s Data Science Hub on Jan 22 & 23. Continue Reading For researchers: Learn to develop & automate your workflows

Bascom Hall in the summer

Kyla Farroll named Enterprise CRM Assistant Director

Farroll has over 10 years of experience in CRM systems, processes & implementations plus 25 years in higher education. Continue Reading Kyla Farroll named Enterprise CRM Assistant Director

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‘Business email compromise’ scam sent to university recipients over the holidays

If you are ever unsure whether an email message is legitimate, do not respond to it. Find out how you can help prevent cyber attacks. Continue Reading ‘Business email compromise’ scam sent to university recipients over the holidays

CIO Blog

In both recreation and innovation, pace & planning matter

From CIO Lois Brooks: When I think about the important work ahead of us this year in the Division of Information Technology, my thoughts perhaps surprisingly turn to sports. Continue Reading In both recreation and innovation, pace & planning matter

UW Office of Cybersecurity

Unlicensed Malwarebytes use on campus

Unlicensed installations of Malwarebytes anti-malware software on UW–Madison systems should be removed. Instead please use Cisco AMP. Continue Reading Unlicensed Malwarebytes use on campus

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