Pencil in the kick-off for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), Tuesday, October 10, 12:30-2:30 in Odegaard 220.
The kick-off will include information stations focused on six key themes and you’ll learn about events, training, and awareness contests planned throughout the month of October. And you can also spin the wheel for OIS-branded prizes and enjoy coffee and refreshments.
Check out all the activities now, and what you can do to stay safe in the cyberworld!
As part of your Cybersecurity Month activities this October, switch your devices’ Wi-Fi connections to eduroam. It’s not just fast and preferred by the UW, it’s also encrypted to make your communications all the more secure.
Join UW-IT in this accessibility awareness campaign — and ongoing efforts to improve accessible web design. Can you navigate this page without a mouse?
Automatically fill in passwords and safely share passwords with others by using LastPass, a secure browser-based password management tool. Available to UW employees with a valid budget.
The Nov. 15 Office of Information Security workshop will help attendees better understand how to prevent someone from breaking or hacking web applications. It’s free for all UW staff.
They’re among the most insidious of scams — when someone claims to be from tech support and offers to help. Learn how to keep these bad actors at bay.
Present polls, knowledge checks, and other activities to engage and assess students using Poll Everywhere, a web and SMS text-messaging student response system.
A former Fortune 500 executive with decades of experience in IT operations, cloud platforms, data and visualization technologies has been selected as UW-IT’s new Associate Vice President for the Infrastructure division and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Read more about the new CTO
In response to financial impacts caused by deferred IT maintenance and refresh projects following global pandemic and supply chain disruptions, UW-IT will be increasing rates for several IT services starting Oct. 1.
UW faculty, do your classes rely on heavy computing use? If you’re not already using our JupyterHub service, find out what we can do for you now!