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2016-2017 IT Services Annual Report

Posted: 9 1 2017

The 2016–2017 IT Services Annual Report highlights progress made since the department's beginnings in January 2016, including close-up reports on several projects and some of the dedicated professionals behind our services. Download the Annual Report in PDF format to learn more about IT Services' goals and next steps toward...

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Web Proxy Service Ends

Posted: 6 22 2017

UC San Diego is decommissioning its Web Proxy server July 13, 2017. Web Proxy is used to access the university’s online resources from off-campus. This will affect those currently using the Proxy to access UC San Diego e-journals, e-books, databases, and electronic reserve materials. There are several reasons UC San Diego is making...

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Cisco VPN Client Vulnerability: Update Required

Posted: 6 7 2017

Cisco has released an updated AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client due to recently discovered vulnerabilities. This vulnerability affects all Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows software versions prior to 4.4.03034, including the client used by UC San Diego. Read the U.S.-CERT and Homeland Security notification. Update your Windows...

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Cybersecurity 101

Posted: 3 1 2017

The digital world continues to intersect with our daily lives in ways no one could have predicted at the beginning of this century. Life has never been more “public” with social media (think Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn). Being “public” also creates extraordinary vulnerabilities that...

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Don’t be the Phish on the Spear

Posted: 2 1 2017

Learn how to prevent a cyber attack. As every UC San Diego student, staff and faculty knows, emails come in by the tens or even hundreds on any given day. Some of those emails may appear to come from familiar sources such as a bank, social media, friends or even colleagues, but they may look odd or suspicious. These emails can range from a UC...

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TritonEd Online Courses Now Auto-Created for Instructors

Posted: 1 31 2017

In an effort to improve the online course creation experience for faculty, staff and students, the Educational Technology Services team (EdTech) is excited to announce that all UC San Diego courses will now be created in TritonEd on behalf of instructors in advance of each quarter. Beginning Spring Quarter 2017, TritonEd sites will be created by...

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Cybersecurity and You: Identity Theft

Posted: 6 6 2016

UC is a target. Cyber bad actors target our university for many reasons. They steal paychecks, credit cards, identities, medical records and research. They encrypt files hoping to get a ransom paid. They gather human intelligence. Regardless of the type of threat, the public and UC community trust our policies and procedures to protect their...

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now@ucsandiego Mobile App Released

Posted: 6 6 2016

now@ucsandiego is a new location-based iOS mobile app that connects you to campus information such as real-time shuttles, news, events and weather. The app was designed using a system of "cards," where a card is a container for a specific kind of information or functionality. This allows for easy creation of new cards that can quickly...

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Time Warner Cable Digital Conversion

Posted: 6 4 2016

Upcoming changes June 12, 2016, 4 a.m. - Time Warner Cable (TWC) will be upgrading its cable TV signal from analog to digital. Impacts IT Services customers using cable TV services will need televisions that have internal digital QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) tuners. Most HD or digital TVs sold after 2006 have QAM...

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SPARCM

Posted: 4 1 2016

The Sponsored Projects Accounts Receivable and Cash Management System (SPARCM) is a “one-stop” for all of the university’s post-award financial activities and non-student accounts receivable. Developed by the Research Administration Team won a 2015 Sautter Golden Award. It’s now also used by UCLA and UC...

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Time-to-Degree Project Receives National Recognition

Posted: 4 1 2016

The UC San Diego Time-to-Degree Early Warning System uses millions of data points to look for signs that a student may be struggling academically. The system was built as a collaborative effort between Jonathan Whitman, director of IT for the EVC office/colleges, and Robert Musial from the IT Services Business Intelligence & Analytics...

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