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News

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

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How to add a new device to MFA-Duo

Got a new smartphone for the holidays? Follow these steps to manage your MFA-Duo preferences and devices.  Continue Reading How to add a new device to MFA-Duo

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Financial aid phishing attempt hits a UW System school

Please review the signs and red flags that can help you identify a phishing scam. And remember: if you are ever unsure whether an email is legitimate, do not respond to it. Continue Reading Financial aid phishing attempt hits a UW System school

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAA online training due Jan 31

The training reflects UW–‍Madison’s commitment to the privacy and security of our patients’ and research subjects’ protected health information. Continue Reading HIPAA online training due Jan 31

UW Office of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity response to world events: “Keep calm & carry on”

In the wake of the recent events with Iran, there has been significant discussion regarding the nature and potential impact of cybersecurity threats UW–Madison may be under. Continue Reading Cybersecurity response to world events: “Keep calm & carry on”

Agile Scrum

Learn Agile and Scrum foundations in hands-on workshop

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

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Have you updated TikTok lately?

If you haven’t updated the TikTop app since Dec 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

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