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March 26, 2020

UC Women Rock IT graphicIn celebration of Women's History Month, read about some of the remarkable women in IT here at UC Berkeley and across the UC system.

March 23, 2020

Information Security Office website

Zoom-bombing is the term for when individuals "gate-crash" Zoom meetings. These uninvited guests share their screens to bombard real attendees with disturbing pornographic and/or violent imagery. Most of these are perpetrated via publicly available Zoom links; however, not all depending on your settings. Here are ways to protect you and your guests from falling victim.

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March 20, 2020

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March 4, 2020

UC IT Blog

The University of California Women in Technology Committee (UC WIT) monthly call is about to start on Zoom. Faces pop up across the screen as women greet each other and catch up on weather, pets, and the usual before Annelie Rugg (UCLA), chair of the committee, starts the meeting and brings up the agenda. You can tell that this community carries weight with each of the women on this call as they discuss projects, outreach, and further education across the UCs.

February 28, 2020

February 27, 2020

​​One IT Colleagues,

It’s right around the corner! May 15 is the application deadline for the 2020 Sautter Awards for Innovation in Information Technology.

February 26, 2020

UC IT Blog

In today’s hot technology job market, CIOs at the University of California (UC) face challenges recruiting and retaining information technology staff, and often encounter legacy rules around contemporary work practices – such as telecommuting and remote work. For this reason, the CIOs collectively developed a statement endorsing UC’s full support for alternative and flexible work arrangements.

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February 19, 2020

February 18, 2020

UT Tech 2020 header

Colleagues,

UC Tech is the annual extravaganza conference for the entire UC IT community. It’s fun, it’s informative, and it’s the time for you and your team to share your expertise and boast a bit about what you do.

February 12, 2020

Dear campus community,

Please participate in one or both of the following opportunities made possible by the Student Technology Fund.

February 5, 2020

January 29, 2020

photo of participants in the trainingTapping into workshops and trainings off campus can be great for IT staff’s professional development, but having the time and resources to participate in those offerings can sometimes be a barrier to attend.

January 28, 2020

January 24, 2020

Love Data Week promoCelebrate Love Data Week (LDW) by joining us for a series of events from Feb. 10 through Feb. 14, 2020

January 22, 2020

Happy new year!

2019 CIO Annual Report cover

January 21, 2020



RE: Data Privacy Awareness Day is Jan. 28. Please familiarize yourself with recommendations and best practices for keeping your personal data safe. 

To the campus community,

January 8, 2020

UC IT Blog

Save the date for the ninth biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, which will be held at UC Berkeley on April 15, 2020.

The summit is UC’s semiannual meeting that brings together people from across the university to discuss and learn about cybersecurity and cyber-risk management.  Now is a good time to save the date and obtain your travel approvals.

December 18, 2019

UC IT Blog

What did they want? As process improvement people, they wanted tools. Specifically, a tool that slashes the time spent mapping processes.

Their collaboration began casually over lunch in fall 2019. Sri Ramya Bachu Venkata, a project manager at UC Berkeley, was enthusiastically telling Halina Wojnicz, IT PMO director at UC Office of the President, about a new tool she was testing called Promapp.

Venkata said with Promapp she could map a business process in two hours instead of eight. “I haven’t seen a simpler way to visualize and articulate complicated processes,” she said.

December 4, 2019

Information Security Office

Materials in this toolkit are available to the entire UC Berkeley community. Our items are intended to be quick and easy to use. 

Tips from this toolkit can help to keep you safe while shopping online during the holiday season. 

Information Security. Made Bearable.