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A clear path forward: our IT Strategic Priorities

Get to know our 5 IT Strategic Priorities—our focus over the next few years and the bedrock on which we will build a stronger and more vibrant university for many more years to come.

News

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

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11/29 Phishing Alert! Subject: “Your $3500 from The University of Wisconsin”

There's an active phishing campaign on campus in which the attacker impersonates a benefits specialist offering a $3,500 end-of-year bonus. The email asks recipients to click a link leading to a fake benefits site where they're prompted to enter login information.

Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Complete your Cybersecurity Awareness Training by Dec 1!

Complete this mandatory training by the deadline to be eligible for pay adjustments and bonuses.

Campus Active Directory

Pilot of Quest Binary Tree Migrator Pro

Over the next 5 months, the Campus Active Directory (CAD) team will pilot a tool that would simplify domain migrations to CAD.

Digital Publishing & Printing Services holds open house

DPPS invites you to celebrate the completion of our new state-of-the-art print facility at 2109 S Stoughton Road. See how we do what we do for you! Thu, Nov 17, 1-3pm.

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Virtual Office Hours with UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

No Office Hours Fri, Nov 25. Next special guest Dec 2: Beth Meyerand, PhD, vice provost for faculty and staff affairs, Office of the Provost.

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2023 IT Professionals Conference calls for volunteers

Join the 2023 conference committee to grow your professional network and help strengthen the IT culture that makes UW–‍Madison a great place to work. Learn more: Nov 17 & Dec 8, 3:30pm via Zoom.

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Join us for “CommunITea”

Thursdays, 3:30pm via Zoom. A weekly event for IT and IT-adjacent folks to socialize with peers and connect in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

A collage of images representing the IT Strategic Priorities

A clear path forward: our IT Strategic Priorities

Get to know our 5 IT Strategic Priorities—our focus over the next few years and the bedrock on which we will build a stronger and more vibrant university for many more years to come.

User Services

3 finalists selected for User Services director position

The User Services director leads and manages 4 associate directors, a portfolio manager, nearly 200 professional staff and student employees, and a $20 million annual budget. Presentations: Nov 18, 21 & 28.

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Content: How it can support—or impair—your DEI efforts

Drawing from examples in education, including UW–Madison, this UW Design Community session will show how admissions content can exclude the very groups we want to include. Continue your diversity, equity and inclusion journey: Thu, Nov 17, 10am via Zoom.

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Watch for “business email compromise” phishing emails

A university leader sends you an email asking you to buy gift cards for employee rewards. Is it legit? Help protect yourself and UW by learning how to identify these phishing scams.

Phishing scam

Is that text message real—or is it smishing?

"Smishing" is a version of phishing, but the message arrives via text instead of email. Find out how you can protect yourself.

Campus IT Events