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News

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

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Administrative Transformation Program status update

Get an overview of the Feb 26 update, and learn about core questions at the heart of ATP, described as a “reimagining” of UW’s administrative infrastructure. Continue Reading Administrative Transformation Program status update

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Attend presentations for AIS assistant director finalists

Three finalists have been selected for the open AIS assistant director position. Please participate in the process by attending the presentations and giving feedback! Continue Reading Attend presentations for AIS assistant director finalists

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UW study designs novel approach for understanding teens and technology

What teens find important on social media is a better measure of how they interact with technology than time spent using social media, according to a UW study. Continue Reading UW study designs novel approach for understanding teens and technology

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DoIT proactively plans for potential remote working scenarios

As coronavirus continues to make national headlines, proactive preparation is underway within DoIT to ensure we’re ready to serve UW–Madison’s technology needs in any scenario. Continue Reading DoIT proactively plans for potential remote working scenarios

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You can help shape the 2020 IT Professionals Conference

Take the conference topic survey to give input on what you want addressed at this year’s event. Continue Reading You can help shape the 2020 IT Professionals Conference

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Call for Proposals: Cybersecurity Forward 2020 (formerly Lockdown)

With this new name, we are now seeking session proposals for the Cybersecurity Forward 2020 Conference. Deadline to submit: March 15. Continue Reading Call for Proposals: Cybersecurity Forward 2020 (formerly Lockdown)

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An update about it.wisc.edu service pages

Based on your feedback, we’ve improved the services front page and individual service pages on the it.wisc.edu site. Continue Reading An update about it.wisc.edu service pages

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The 25 worst passwords in 2019

Here’s an easy task for today: make sure your passwords aren’t on this list. If they are, change them today! Continue Reading The 25 worst passwords in 2019

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Box evaluation project underway

Box notified us of a change in pricing structure that may result in a significant cost increase as of Jan 2021. We’re assembling a task force to evaluate our storage in Box and to address the licensing changes. Continue Reading Box evaluation project underway

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Learn the basics of Qualys vulnerability scanning

Join the Office of Cybersecurity for a brown bag about the Qualys Vulnerability Management tool. Continue Reading Learn the basics of Qualys vulnerability scanning

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How to stay safe online while working remotely

Need to work while out of the office? Follow these steps to secure your personal computer and stay cyber safe. Continue Reading How to stay safe online while working remotely

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Data Privacy 101: What’s your digital footprint?

From posting a picture of your puppy on Instagram to swiping your rewards card at Chipotle, the things you do every day create a trail of data you may not have intended to leave. Continue Reading Data Privacy 101: What’s your digital footprint?

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