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

Meet the new CTO

Todd Shechter named Chief Technology Officer

Todd brings over 20 years of experience leading IT teams and a deep understanding of complex higher education institutions. He begins his new role October 14. Continue Reading Todd Shechter named Chief Technology Officer

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Protect yourself from SMS scammers

Want to know how to protect yourself from SMS text phishing attacks? Andy O’Donnell of Lifewire recently wrote a helpful article on the topic. Continue Reading Protect yourself from SMS scammers

IT Metrics

Rescheduled seminar: Using metrics to demonstrate IT value

Join us Wed July 24 in Union South. Ron Yanosky of EDUCAUSE, Gartner & Harvard shows how to create, track, and demonstrate IT value with metrics. Free! Continue Reading Rescheduled seminar: Using metrics to demonstrate IT value

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5 Things to know about DNS over HTTPS

DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a new way to provide domain name services that encrypt DNS requests, making it hard for bad guys to snoop on or spoof network users. Continue Reading 5 Things to know about DNS over HTTPS

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Attend Cybersecurity Basics at Lockdown 2019

Want to learn about Cybersecurity Basics? Join us July 17 at Lockdown 2019 and learn how to keep you and your family safe on the internet. Continue Reading Attend Cybersecurity Basics at Lockdown 2019

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New devices help protect your University data

How does the UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity keep our networks safe from cyber attacks? By frequently investing in and implementing new technologies. Continue Reading New devices help protect your University data

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Licensing changes may affect your use of Adobe applications

Serialized installations of Adobe products like Acrobat and Photoshop will not work after November 16, 2019. Read more to see if you need to take action. Continue Reading Licensing changes may affect your use of Adobe applications

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Register for Lockdown 2019 today!

Registration for Lockdown 2019 is open. Join us July 17 at the Monona Terrace. Continue Reading Register for Lockdown 2019 today!

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Reminder: ITIL v4 training classes coming to campus

Get up to speed on the industry-standard service-delivery framework. Each class limited to 15 attendees, so reserve your spot today! Continue Reading Reminder: ITIL v4 training classes coming to campus

How do I do that?

Can You change your NetID?

Have you ever wondered if you can change your NetID? Turns out you can, in some circumstances. Find out why and how. Continue Reading Can You change your NetID?

DoIT Tech Store Closing

Tech Store closing June 7; walk-in support continues

Thank you all for the overwhelming support as we have worked to decommission our retail operations. Continue Reading Tech Store closing June 7; walk-in support continues

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