Ben Hagen, is the current head of corporate information security at Facebook and former head of security for President Obama’s re-election campaign tech program. He and Dr. Rebecca Wynn, 2017 Cybersecurity Professional of the Year… Continue Reading What do Facebook and the 2012 U.S. presidential election have in common?
At our latest campus forum, we welcomed a few new hires and discussed IT developments in our third quarter. See the slideshow for more content. Slides from the spring 2018 CIO campus forum are available here.
This third quarterly update of CIO office activities finds us in the midst of several significant developments. Selection near for CIO search Two excellent finalists gave campus presentations April 19-20. Background on both candidates is… Continue Reading CIO Spring 2018 Campus Update
Joe Johnson has been selected as the new Director of Cloud Strategy for the UW-Madison. Johnson comes to the UW from American Family Insurance, where he spent the last several years as their Enterprise Architect,… Continue Reading Johnson Named Director of UW Cloud Strategy
Come watch the candidates for campus CIO make their case. Continue Reading Finalists chosen for CIO: Presentations April 19 & 20
Please join the UW–Madison Office of Cybersecurity on April 4 for an open campus listening session on new password guidelines. UW-Madison is in the process of adopting a new password standard for NetID and other… Continue Reading Cybersecurity Share and Listen April 4: New password guidelines
See the slides and notes from the CIO winter campus forum (PowerPoint).
UW System schools reported security concerns around activity on WebLogic web servers on December 29. UW Madison discovered that three servers had cryptocurrency malware (Bit Coin mining) installed through a vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic software. The servers were taken offline… Continue Reading Bitcoin malware removed from UW-Madison servers
Good progress has been made on several campus IT initiatives since I last reported to you in September. Before giving new updates, however, I want to thank those who have been engaged, and encourage you… Continue Reading Chief Information Officer winter 2018 update
Current UW interim CIO Michael Lehman will also serve as interim Chief Operating Officer for DoIT after John Krogman retires at the end of December, 2017. The move is expected to continue at least until… Continue Reading Lehman To Serve As DoIT Interim COO