April 30, 2020

Slight increases in TRF will help address cybersecurity risks

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The FY 2021 Technology Recharge Fee, effective July 1, will increase slightly for academic, administrative units and medical centers to help address cybersecurity challenges — with an additional $250,000 in permanent funding. Read more about the TRF fee.

April 27, 2020

Join Tech Talks virtually on Apr. 30 from 10 to noon

Learn how automation can enforce some web accessibility; responding to misuse of technology to target, harass and coerce individuals; and get a brief history of UW’s Student Systems. Find out more about the speakers and these talks.

April 24, 2020

Protect yourself from scams with these security tips

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Take these steps now to secure your computers, devices, collaboration platforms and home networks. Remember that phishing campaigns and other scams are targeting new remote working conditions, fears about the coronavirus and expectations around the stimulus checks to try to trick people into giving up personal and banking information.

April 23, 2020

Become an IT Accessibility Liaison, join half-day meeting on accessible online teaching

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To participate in the virtual meeting on May 5 from 9 a.m. to noon via Zoom, please join our growing network of IT Accessibility Liaisons IT Accessibility Liaisons represent their work unit, large or small, in a tri-campus movement to promote the procurement, development, and use of IT that is accessible to everyone, but particularly…

April 22, 2020

“Remember me” makes two-factor authentication more convenient

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Check the “remember me” option when you use Duo two-factor authentication on trusted devices, and you won’t have to confirm it’s you each time you sign in. The option shouldn’t be used on public or shared computers nor those you don’t sign into and cannot lock down.

April 21, 2020

Increased storage for SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Groups

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The default storage space for UW SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams, and Office 365 Groups has been expanded to 25TB by UW Information Technology.

April 20, 2020

Learn how the Emotet malware works so you can protect yourself

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Find out how malicious hackers have used Emotet to target universities and get some tips for how to protect yourself from their tactics.

April 17, 2020

More storage available in UW OneDrive for Business

UW Information Technology has expanded the default storage space for UW OneDrive for Business accounts to 5TB.

April 16, 2020

Make your online meetings accessible

Ensure everyone who attends Zoom meetings can fully participate and access information by using these universal design strategies.

April 15, 2020

Add Zoom to your UW G Suite to use with Gmail and Google Calendar

Use the Zoom add-on for G Suite to easily schedule, join, manage, and customize meetings from Gmail and Google Calendar. Learn how.

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