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Own, Secure, Protect IT. National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. October 2019. #BeCyberSmart

The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Welcome to Fall and happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month! That’s right, just like National Ice Cream Month in July, National Pet Month in May, National Honey Month in September, or any other month-long celebration, we are… Continue Reading The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 end of life: January 2020

As of Jan 14, they’ll no longer receive security updates, software patches & technical support. Learn what you need to do and who to contact. Continue Reading Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 end of life: January 2020

DUO Multi-Factor Authentication

How to use MFA-Duo even if your smartphone has issues

Trying to figure out the fastest way to authenticate with MFA-Duo? Get your answer here! Continue Reading How to use MFA-Duo even if your smartphone has issues

Gartner articles. consulting. benchmarking tools. research reports. training for you.

Top 5 Gartner picks of the week

Gartner for Technical Professionals is available for free to IT staff across UW–‍Madison. Here are 5 recent Gartner picks we think you’ll find illuminating. Continue Reading Top 5 Gartner picks of the week

G Suite, box, Office 365 and DoIT Shared Drive

Learn which collaboration tools are best for you

If you’re not using the UW–Madison versions of Google Drive, Box and Office 365 OneDrive and DoIT Shared Drive, you should. Here’s why and how they compare. Continue Reading Learn which collaboration tools are best for you

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Avoid Hate Symbols

Choosing an icon or acronym for your project, group, etc? Consider vetting your choices against the Anti Defamation League’s database of hate symbols. Continue Reading Avoid Hate Symbols

8-bit Cybersecurity Nerd

Get your cybersecurity nerd on this October!

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Come join the fun at several events where you can learn how to keep your data safe. Continue Reading Get your cybersecurity nerd on this October!

Student studying

Study smarter, not harder

Manage your study time and memorize information more effectively with these study tips! Continue Reading Study smarter, not harder

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3 tips to help you manage UW & personal google accounts

If you have an active NetID you also have UW–Madison G Suite account. But can you distinguish it from your personal Google account? Find out how, today! Continue Reading 3 tips to help you manage UW & personal google accounts

Tamara Walker, newly selected directo or user services

Tamara Walker selected as DoIT User Services Director

Tamara will lead the department that provides to the whole university help desk support, endpoint support, enterprise software licensing, IT metrics and analytics, and enterprise-scale productivity applications. Continue Reading Tamara Walker selected as DoIT User Services Director