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March 16, 2022

March 11, 2022

To our One IT community,

As the Zoom team has been working to sleuth out what happened during yesterday’s CIO Forum they have learned that this has been occurring more frequently and have some recommendations for us going forward. But first, I’ll share what we have learned thus far.

What happened yesterday?

A few things were at play that allowed the uninvited participants to join:

March 10, 2022

Mark your calendars for August 15-17, 2022, for UC Tech, hosted by UC San Diego. This year we’re offering a hybrid conference for maximum flexibility, including:

March 9, 2022

March 3, 2022

January 27, 2022

To our campus community, 

Following vigorous campus review and revision, we are pleased to announce the updated Minimum Security Standards for Networked Devices (MSSND) has been ratified effective Jan. 1, 2022. 

January 20, 2022

RE: Data Privacy Week [Jan 24-28]: Events and Best Practices

To the campus community,

Data Privacy Day is now Data Privacy Week: Jan. 24 - 28. Data Privacy Week is an international effort to empower individuals to respect privacy, safeguard data, and enable trust. This year’s theme is “Keep It Private.”

January 13, 2022

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Faculty and staff,

January 5, 2022

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Happy 2022 Colleagues!

With the launch of this new year, we also look to the start of a new semester with some important information regarding return to campus testing and vaccination protocols, plus a new bIT staff event planned for next week.  

December 22, 2021


To our campus community,

On Oct. 25, 2021, we sent information to recommend that you decline the new OS versions macOS 12 Monterey and Windows 11 until we are able to ensure both new OS versions are compatible with all the applications and tools in our campus IT environment. After much application compatibility testing, we believe that our campus applications and tools are compatible with macOS Monterey and Windows 11, including our Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Wi-Fi. 

December 21, 2021

Adobe logoStudents who continue to have a need to use Adobe Creative Cloud software as part of their academic or co-curricular work, or employment at UC Berkeley, must request a license for the Spring 2022 semester via the license request form that will be available on the

December 20, 2021

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One IT Colleagues,

December 15, 2021

To our campus community:

The UC Berkeley Information Security Office (ISO) is responding to a newly revealed severe software vulnerability. This vulnerability affects a broad range of websites, applications, and devices, making it extremely dangerous, and digital systems across the internet are affected. 

December 9, 2021

To our campus community,

We are pleased to announce that, after fixing vendor bugs and subsequent significant testing and monitoring of the network, all major, user-impacting systemic issues with campus Wi-Fi have been resolved. 

December 6, 2021

There are a few required changes coming to help better secure some important tools used by the campus community.

Jan. 11, 2022 - On this date, all UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and eligible affiliates will be required to sign into Zoom using their CalNet ID and passphrase. If you already log in using your CalNet ID and passphrase, no further action is required. 

December 3, 2021

This article talks you through how (and why!) to use Special Purpose Accounts (SPAs) to manage access to files in Google Suite. Users can view all SPAs that they have access to at spa.berkeley.edu.

December 2, 2021

Many IT facilities and services will be closed or operating on modified schedules during the winter holiday and curtailment from Thursday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. Most offices will be closed and services will not be available unless otherwise noted below. 

September 21, 2021

Zoom has released updates to its desktop and mobile apps that address several issues that some people may have experienced lately, including slow or dropped connections. There are also a number of new and enhanced features for meetings, webinars, and chat. 

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