University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Now Add and Share Your Pronouns in UW–‍Madison Zoom

This eagerly anticipated feature allows you to indicate how you'd like to be referred to in class, in online discussions and meetings, or anywhere else Zoom displays your name. Get step-by-step instructions. Continue Reading Now Add and Share Your Pronouns in UW–‍Madison Zoom

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

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Register For Upcoming Cybersecurity Forward Presentations

Aug 4: Privacy: Friend or Foe? Ken Ries, UW-‍River Falls and UW-‍Stout. Aug 11: What Is Zero Trust? The Role of Continuously Assessing Device and Identity Health, Eric Wing, Trend Micro. Continue Reading Register For Upcoming Cybersecurity Forward Presentations

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Why caption your virtual meetings?

Transcripts are text versions of media content, most commonly used for making audio content accessible. Here are ways to provide your whole audience with what they need to get your message. Continue Reading Why caption your virtual meetings?

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Unscripted conversations with CIO Lois Brooks, Fridays, 9:15am. Upcoming special guest: Jul 30, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Derek Kindle. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

Thursdays at 3:30pm via Zoom. Previous topics have included made-up languages (like Klingon), home brewing, travel tips, Jupyter, hybrid meetings, hanging out at the South Pole, and, of course, pets! Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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The CISO’s Perspective—The Undiscovered Vulnerability

Departing Chief Information Security Officer Bob Turner shares some intergalactic perspectives on the past 6 years of cybersecurity defense, and signals our readiness for the battles ahead. Continue Reading The CISO’s Perspective—The Undiscovered Vulnerability

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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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Graduate Of Precollege Program For Native Students Reflects On Time At UW–Madison

Michael Williams, who graduated this spring from UW–Madison, has been accepted to the UW Law School. Michael credits Information Technology Academy with helping him get to this point. Continue Reading Graduate Of Precollege Program For Native Students Reflects On Time At UW–Madison

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GitLab Undergoing Planned Maintenance Jul 18

This planned GitLab server migration will support future infrastructure improvements and upgrades to GitLab software. Continue Reading GitLab Undergoing Planned Maintenance Jul 18

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Congratulate 2021 IT Recognition Award Winners

The awards were presented as part of the Jun 4 IT Professionals Conference. Read about the awards and their winners. Continue Reading Congratulate 2021 IT Recognition Award Winners

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Join the TeachOnline@UW Facilitation & Management Summer Course

TeachOnline@UW is a comprehensive faculty learning community intended for new and experienced online instructors who want to explore and apply in-depth best practices. Apply until Jul 16 for the summer Facilitation & Management course. Continue Reading Join the TeachOnline@UW Facilitation & Management Summer Course

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DoIT’s Todd Shechter Named Outstanding Student Affairs Partner: Health & Wellbeing

The honor reflects many collaborative efforts during the pandemic, both within the Division of Information Technology and across the university. Continue Reading DoIT’s Todd Shechter Named Outstanding Student Affairs Partner: Health & Wellbeing

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Post-Event Resources: Reckoning With Our History

A list of resources following the Jun 29 DoIT Equity & Diversity Committee event, "Reckoning With Our History: UW–Madison’s History of Discrimination and Resistance." Event video and slides now posted, and please give your feedback by taking the survey. Continue Reading Post-Event Resources: Reckoning With Our History

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Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

All of us have a critical responsibility to protect against ransomware attacks. Here are immediate steps we can take to protect ourselves and the university. Continue Reading Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

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6/28 Phishing Alert: Subject – “IRS Announces New Programs That Forgives Millions”

There's an active phishing campaign targeting UW–‍Madison email addresses. The attacker offers info on a tax-forgiveness program. A sure sign it's bogus: grammatical error in the subject line. Continue Reading 6/28 Phishing Alert: Subject – “IRS Announces New Programs That Forgives Millions”

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6/28 Phishing Alert: Subject – “Wisconsin” or “support team”

There's an active phishing campaign targeting UW–‍Madison email addresses. The attacker impersonates a UW–‍Madison sender and offers significant financial relief. Continue Reading 6/28 Phishing Alert: Subject – “Wisconsin” or “support team”

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Reckoning With Our History: UW–‍Madison’s History Of Discrimination And Resistance

The Jun 29 event, sponsored by the DoIT Equity & Diversity Committee, will focus on the historical context and origins of racism and discrimination at UW–Madison. The event is open to all in the campus community. Continue Reading Reckoning With Our History: UW–‍Madison’s History Of Discrimination And Resistance

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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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Saying Thank You And Goodbye To Bob Turner

"CISO Bob Turner is leaving UW–‍Madison to pursue an opportunity outside of the university. I’m grateful to Bob for all he has done for the university and for being such an effective and thoughtful colleague." —‍CIO Lois Brooks Continue Reading Saying Thank You And Goodbye To Bob Turner

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