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June 17, 2024

To our campus community,

After considering and incorporating feedback from multiple stakeholders regarding campus operations impacts, Sunday, July 7, 2024, has been selected for the necessary shutdown of the Data Center. Berkeley IT will be working with Facilities Services to make electrical system repairs that will restore Data Center emergency generator power capabilities. This work supports the campus academic and research mission by ensuring the Data Center and the many technology services it hosts remain functional during campus power outages.

June 13, 2024

June 7, 2024

UC IT Blog

Over 41,000 attendees – including 650 speakers across 425 sessions and 600 exhibitors – gathered at the RSA Conference (RSAC) 2024 on May 6-9 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This was RSA Conference’s 33rd annual event.  

May 30, 2024

Process Palooza, hosted by UC San Diego, is a high-energy collaborative experience showcasing the power of continuous improvement. Come join the two-day program, August 21-22, 2024, at UC San Diego. Registration for Process Palooza 2024 is filling up fast, so please register soon to secure your spot.

May 29, 2024

Dear One IT colleagues,

We are excited to host our third annual One IT Celebration Picnic. Join fellow One IT staff and meet new folx, including our new CIO, Tracy Schroeder! Bring a hat and sunscreen, we’ll provide lunch and lawn games.

May 28, 2024

Dear campus community, 

Six policies and additional related documents define acceptable use of the University’s technology resources.* To promote ease of reference and to follow best practices common at other institutions, Berkeley IT invites you to review a proposed consolidation of these terms into a single policy. We have updated the campus Computer Use Policy to incorporate these terms of acceptable use and have renamed it, “Acceptable Use of Technology Resources Policy (AUP).” 

May 23, 2024

UC IT Blog

Save the date for the 15th Cyber Security Summit, which will be held at UC Irvine on October 9, 2024. Registration opens in July.
The summit brings together people from across the university and beyond to discuss and learn about cybersecurity and cyber risk management. Now is a good time to save the date and obtain your travel approvals.

May 22, 2024

To our campus community,

Last month we sent a campus-wide message to inform you of a necessary shutdown of our Data Center scheduled for Friday, May 31, 2024. After further consideration of potential impacts on campus operations, this planned shutdown will be moved to a new date to be determined in consultation with campus stakeholders. This work is required to support the campus research mission and to provide improved resilience for the Data Center to run on generator power during campus outages. 

May 16, 2024

UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

When Sana Pandey arrived at UC Berkeley four years ago, she wanted to be a doctor. It was how she was going to put the most good into the world, she said. But after she took her first computer science class, the joy of problem solving had her hooked.

May 14, 2024

May 10, 2024

UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) are proud to announce the Partnership for Advancing Cybersecurity in Education (PACE), an initiative to improve the defensibility and resilience of K-12 digital infrastructure by fostering collaboration between education technology vendors and cybersecurity experts.

May 7, 2024

May 6, 2024

Berkeley Lab News

In the ongoing quest to make electronic devices ever smaller and more energy efficient, researchers want to bring energy storage directly onto microchips, reducing the losses incurred when power is transported between various device components. 

April 30, 2024

April 25, 2024

kudos to award recipients

Dear One IT Colleagues,

This past Tuesday, several of our One IT colleagues were honored as recipients of the Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Awards (COSAs) during an award ceremony held at the Chevron Auditorium. Join me in congratulating all our award recipients for their hard work and dedication! 

April 23, 2024

Update on 5/22/24: After further consideration of potential impacts on campus operations, this planned shutdown will be moved to a new date to be determined in consultation with campus stakeholders. We will notify the campus once a new date has been set to shut down the Data Center and complete this important work.

To our campus community,

April 19, 2024

UC Tech 2024 Blog

Have you worked on something you’re proud of? Looking for a way to share it with a larger audience? Present it at this year’s UC Tech 2024: Collaboration for Transformation, from October 27-29, co-hosted by UC Davis Health and UC Davis! 

April 17, 2024

Dear OneIT Colleagues, UISLs, and UITRLs,

We are writing to share a proposed update of the campus Data Classification Standard. The Data Classification Standard is the campus framework for assigning risk levels to institutional information and IT resources. It currently includes two classification categories: Protection Level and Availability Level.