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March 8, 2018

If You Missed the 2-Step Deadline

What to Do if You Missed Your 2-Step Requirement Deadline

January 31, 2018

How might one measure the social cost of carbon? This is the question that brought more than 20 climate scientists, economists, data analysts, engineers, and researchers together at the Climate Impact Lab.

January 29, 2018

Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

January 19, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service has reported a big spike in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 and 2017 tax seasons. Taxpayers should continue to watch out for fake emails or websites looking to steal personal information during the upcoming 2018 filing season.  These "phishing" schemes continue to be at the top of the annual IRS list of "Dirty Dozen" tax scams.

January 16, 2018

Save the date and don’t miss a great discussion with the founder of a UC IT startup, as well as the chair of the UC IT Leadership Council. We’ll devote time at the end for general town hall questions.  You’ll be able to submit them via the Slack #townhall channel, or alternatively, the Zoom chat function.

January 12, 2018

The bSecure project team would like to provide the Campus IT community, and especially administrators of existing firewall services, with an update on the planned migration to the new service, and information on what to expect next.

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January 5, 2018

Previously available to all faculty and staff, students now have free access to thousands of courses and online videos covering software, technology, business, and creative skills from the Lynda.com online learning platform! Lynda includes courses on Adobe and Microsoft tools (also available free via Software Central) and thousands of other trainings for developers, web design, audio and video production, and much more.

December 21, 2017

A new team of undergraduate interns joined the Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) team this fall, and quickly became an indispensable part of Savio cluster operations. The BRC Ops Intern Program was conceived as a pilot for a BRC undergraduate fellowship program, currently in development, that will provide UC Berkeley students with hands-on experience in HPC system operations, user support, and software engineering.

December 6, 2017

In 2016, shoppers bought more online than in stores – and Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping day in the history of the U.S!

Unfortunately, that means this is a perfect time of year for cybercriminals. Three common ways that criminals take advantage of online shoppers are:

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Welcome to the second post in a series about the UC Tech Slack workspace. Here’s the link if you missed the first article. Today I am going to talk about new features in Slack, as well as Slack’s first user conference, Slack Frontiers.

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December 4, 2017

The Network Operations and Services team and the Information Security and Policy group are implementing bSecure, a new firewall and information security service for campus. This service will replace the existing Cisco ASA-based Data Center and Campus Departmental Firewall services.

As of December 31, 2017, the Network Operations and Services team will no longer provision new Cisco ASA-based Data Center Firewall Services.

November 20, 2017

Over the past year, our 2017 interns at Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) have been hard at work developing a banking system in SLURM, Savio’s cluster management and job scheduling system, 

November 6, 2017

In Research IT, we believe building partnerships is a key part of growing and sustaining a thriving ecosystem for campus research computing. Our efforts to support cloud computing are one of several ways that we work to build community on our campus, across the UC system, and beyond.

November 1, 2017

Have you heard about this UC Tech Slack thing? No? Well it is a rapidly growing community with 2,500 of your information technology (IT) colleagues across the entire University of California. We have representation from all campuses and labs.

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October 26, 2017

October 18, 2017

Every new cyber-attack or scam seems to be accompanied by a barrage of cybersecurity tips, pointers, dos and don’ts that we’re expected to follow to keep ourselves and our families safe and secure. While sometimes specific tips and awareness messages are important, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and tune it all out.

October 5, 2017

Before her research led to an appointment as a Research Botanist at The University and Jepson Herbaria at UC Berkeley, Ingrid Jordon-Thaden graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

October 4, 2017

UC Berkeley’s HearstCAVE project has leveraged teams of undergraduate students to develop new 3D content for the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology.

Learn how to stay safe online and protect yourself, your family, and your devices with these tips and resources. #CyberAware

Watch the Video on the UC IT Blog.

2017 marks the fourteenth year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The goal of NCSAM – celebrated every October – is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and give all Americans the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

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