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Announcing a new community: UW–‍Madison IT Talks Technical

IT Talks Technical brings together IT professionals to develop processes that will help us better express tech terms in a manner respectful of inclusivity and diversity. Continue Reading Announcing a new community: UW–‍Madison IT Talks Technical

News

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

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UW System Phishing Awareness Exercise to Begin In June

Beginning in late June, UW System will conduct a monthly phishing awareness exercise for UW–Madison faculty and staff. In this post: a helpful list of warning signs to look out for. Continue Reading UW System Phishing Awareness Exercise to Begin In June

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

A weekly event for IT and IT-adjacent folks to socialize with peers and connect. Jun 10 session at 3:30pm will focus on favorite IT Professionals Conference sessions. Jun 17 & 24: Open. Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Unscripted conversation with CIO Lois Brooks. Fridays, 9:15am. Special guest Jun 18: Brenda Spychalla, School of Education Co-CIO and Co-Director of Merit. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

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Warning: COVID-19 Phishing Campaign

Beware of an active phishing campaign on campus in which the attacker impersonates UW–Madison employee support units. The campaign’s email messages ask recipients to click a link to visit a fake COVID-19 benefits site, promising $2,300 in financial assistance. Continue Reading Warning: COVID-19 Phishing Campaign

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Cybersecurity Forward 2021: Call For Proposals Extended to Jun 13

Help others become more cyber secure by presenting at the 20th anniversary of Cybersecurity Forward! Submit your proposal by Jun 13 to showcase and share your knowledge. Continue Reading Cybersecurity Forward 2021: Call For Proposals Extended to Jun 13

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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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State, UW Enter Data Center Services Partnership

Ushering in a new era of collaboration, the state Department of Administration and UW–‍Madison have entered a data center services partnership in support of the university’s IT infrastructure. Continue Reading State, UW Enter Data Center Services Partnership

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View The May 26 IT Projects Update Forum

Did you miss the recent forum? Check out the video recording. Featured projects included Interoperability, Globus and Data Center Migration. Continue Reading View The May 26 IT Projects Update Forum

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EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference Jun 8-10

Along with a deep program, the meeting is the best place for higher education cybersecurity and privacy peers to connect and share experiences.   Continue Reading EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference Jun 8-10

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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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New IT Policies Published To Campus Shared Policy Library

Several new policies have gone into effect this spring, and they can be found in the new UW–‍Madison Policy Library. The policies will have an impact on IT staff time and will require participation to implement. Continue Reading New IT Policies Published To Campus Shared Policy Library

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Check out the latest DoIT Operations core monthly report

The monthly reports offer a broad view of DoIT’s operations, intended to help tell the story of our work and get us in the mindset of asking key questions. Continue Reading Check out the latest DoIT Operations core monthly report

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