• Infrastructure Analytics for Better Performance, with Randy Woo from NetApp CIO Special Event - Infrastructure Analytics for Better Performance Register Today! Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Time: 9:30 am -11:30 am  Light refreshments will be provided Location: Student Union Memorial Center, Santa Rita Room Infrastructure Analytics for Better Performance: Increase Agility in Forecasting, Cost Management, and Workload Analysis in a Hybrid Cloud World Cloud vendor and premise neutrality means delivering services faster and at a lower cost. Whether you are building your cloud or hybrid data system new, or you've been in the cloud for a while, analytics helps you do it [Read More]
  • Protect Your Identity With NetID+ A recent report on internet security threats placed higher education as the second most targeted sector, moving up from the third spot in 2015. Why? Universities and colleges possess vast amounts of sensitive personal data, such as Social Security numbers, financial aid records, and intellectual property in academic research and through government and industry partnerships. Information security is the No. 1 concern of higher education IT departments for the second year in a row, according to Educause. [Read More]
  • Yekaterina Kharitonova works with the Semantically Linked Instructional Content project interface. Gone phishing for data: UA fights email scams An email designed to look like it was sent from UA President Ann Weaver Hart was identified as a threat on Jan. 12. At the beginning of the fall 2016 semester, an email sent to some university employees appearing to be from the UA president turned out to be a phisher in Belgium. The UA’s Office of Information Security receives hundreds of reports of potentially dangerous emails on campus every year. So far, there have been over 30 posted alerts of suspicious emails found in student and faculty inboxes this semester alone. [Read More]
  • computer security, represented by a keyboard with a lock After Successful Phishing Scam, UA Officials Offer Tips to Stay Safe University officials are reminding the campus community to beware of phishing scams after several employees complied with a bogus email request for their UA NetIDs and passwords and then had their paychecks diverted. The person or people behind the scam – which originated from Nigeria ­– used the information provided by the employees to change their direct deposit settings via UAccess. [Read More]
  • Students use computers in the Art 103 lab. New OSCR Lab in Art Building UA students and faculty have a new computer lab resource. A lab run by the UITS Office of Student Computing Resources (OSCR) opened Monday, January 23 in the Art building at 1031 N Olive Road. The space is reservable by any UA instructor for classes, and computers are open access for student use when not reserved. The Art 103 lab continues a long-standing relationship between OSCR and the College of Fine Arts. [Read More]
  • A UA staff member uses Office 365 apps and email Faculty and Staff Email is Moving to the Cloud The University of Arizona is moving faculty and staff email and calendar services to the cloud, a change that will save money and bring enhanced features, such as more storage and online versions of Microsoft Office applications. In adopting Microsoft Office 365, the UA joins many other higher education institutions that have done the same, including Stanford University and Duke University. [Read More]


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