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April 27, 2023

Dear One IT colleagues,

We are excited to host our second annual One IT Celebration Picnic. Join your fellow One ITers to meet new folx, build stronger relationships, and (most importantly) play some fun games on the lawn! 

April 26, 2023

Dear One IT Colleagues,

Awards season is upon us, and I’m very happy to announce that several of our One IT colleagues have been recognized for their outstanding achievements over the past year. 

April 24, 2023

April 20, 2023

By now, many of you have noticed storage limits on your UC Berkeley-provided Google accounts. These limits were put in place in January 2023 as part of the larger Google Cost Reduction Project. You can find your storage limit and usage in your Google account settings

April 17, 2023

One IT colleagues,

This message is to inform you about a new network service requirement that was implemented at the end of March 2023. All new campus subnets need to be secured by either a bSecure Departmental firewall or the bSecure Shared Firewall service. In the past, selecting one of these services was optional when a new subnet was created.

April 12, 2023

April 7, 2023

UC Berkeley Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Technology companies are racing to release increasingly powerful artificial intelligence (AI) tools. Some researchers claim this technology exhibits artificial general intelligence (AGI), a significant milestone where AI could independently learn and complete tasks like human beings.

April 6, 2023

Charron Andrus, Associate Chief Information Security Officer (ACISO) at UC Berkeley, recently spent time talking with the UC IT Blog team about her work and vision for improved diversity in the UC tech management and leadership community. 

March 28, 2023

Please join us in congratulating Jake Harwood on his promotion to Senior Information Security Manager. In this new role, Jake will have direct oversight of the Security Operations, Security Assessment, and Security Development teams. Jake will continue to report to me in this new role.

While we work to backfill the Security Operations Manager role that Jake is leaving, John Ives has graciously agreed to step in as Interim Manager.

Please join us in congratulating Jake Harwood on his promotion to Senior Information Security Manager. In this new role, Jake will have direct oversight of the Security Operations, Security Assessment, and Security Development teams. Jake will continue to report to me in this new role.

While we work to backfill the Security Operations Manager role that Jake is leaving, John Ives has graciously agreed to step in as Interim Manager.

Please join us in congratulating Jake Harwood on his promotion to Senior Information Security Manager. In this new role, Jake will have direct oversight of the Security Operations, Security Assessment, and Security Development teams. Jake will continue to report to me in this new role.

While we work to backfill the Security Operations Manager role that Jake is leaving, John Ives has graciously agreed to step in as Interim Manager.

March 23, 2023

Dear Colleagues

Following formal campus review and revision, we are pleased to announce that the updated Departmental Security Contact Policy has been ratified effective Dec. 1, 2022. 

To our campus community, We are writing to remind you that, per UC policy, all email communications regarding university business, including those of faculty, staff, and student employees, must be performed exclusively through the use of an @berkeley.edu email address.

March 22, 2023

Berkeley News

It passed the bar exam, first with a mediocre score and then with a ranking among the top tier of newly minted lawyers. It scored better than 90% of SAT takers. It nearly aced the verbal section of the GRE — though it has room for improvement with AP Composition. 

March 21, 2023

Jeané Blunt, IT Communications Specialist

March 20, 2023

We want to alert students to be aware of emails they may receive about internship or employment opportunities. Phishing scams are on the rise and may come in via email, text, and phone calls. Your best line of defense is to not click on links within an email that you are at all suspicious of and never fill out any forms that you receive via email that ask for personal or financial information. Here are a few more tips to keep your information safe:

March 16, 2023

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are proud to showcase the outstanding contributions of women in IT across the UC system. The UC Women in Technology (UC WIT) representatives and their teams from every UC location nominated a woman for recognition.