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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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Learn the basics of Qualys vulnerability scanning

Join the Office of Cybersecurity Feb 25 or Mar 5 for a brown bag about the Qualys Vulnerability Management tool. Continue Reading Learn the basics of Qualys vulnerability scanning

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How to stay safe online while working remotely

Need to work while out of the office? Follow these steps to secure your personal computer and stay cyber safe. Continue Reading How to stay safe online while working remotely

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Data Privacy 101: What’s your digital footprint?

From posting a picture of your puppy on Instagram to swiping your rewards card at Chipotle, the things you do every day create a trail of data you may not have intended to leave. Continue Reading Data Privacy 101: What’s your digital footprint?

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Virtual conference, Feb 7: “Leadership in a Culture of Constant Change”

Join colleagues from across the university for the 2nd annual Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT virtual conference. Continue Reading Virtual conference, Feb 7: “Leadership in a Culture of Constant Change”

Safer Internet Day 2020. Looking forward and looking backward.

Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2020 on Feb 11

Safer Internet Day is about celebrating the positive power of the internet and thinking about how we can come together to use this power for good. Continue Reading Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2020 on Feb 11

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Remembering the Byrds

In the song “Turn! Turn! Turn!” the ’60s folk group the Byrds sang of the inevitable cycle of change. The Office of Cybersecurity is experiencing such change in the departure of 2 key colleagues. Continue Reading Remembering the Byrds

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Join us for Data Privacy Month Brown Bags

On Jan 23 and 29, panelists will discuss how to secure, store and protect your personal data, as well as regulatory compliance issues. Continue Reading Join us for Data Privacy Month Brown Bags

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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

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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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