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Meet Your Colleagues: USS Student Engineering Team

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The Student Engineering Team in University Support Services develops, improves, and maintains student-facing technologies for various campus partners, as well as oversees a student management system called Northstar.

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Explainer: Remote Access Rule (4-004H)

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Rule 4-004H outlines the requirements and user responsibilities when accessing the university’s IT resources, information systems, and information assets remotely (e.g., Citrix and virtual private network).

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Travel tips to avoid becoming the victim of a cybercrime

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Swimsuits and sunblock aren’t the most important things to think about when packing your bags. As you embark upon your next trip, access the Information Security Office offers some best practices to keep your travel free from cybercriminal meddling.

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ISO: Do not use Slack for university business

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The U does not have a license for Slack, so it is not approved for university business. It’s also not approved for creating, processing, transmitting, or storing restricted and sensitive data as required by university policy.

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IT security tip: Going beyond the basics

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While basic IT security practices will help you protect your data, you can take additional steps to make a data breach or cyberattack more difficult for criminals and incident response easier for you.

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UCL Digital Learning teams will merge with UIT on May 1

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The reorganization includes the following University Connected Learning (UCL) units: Systems & Data Services, AV & Technology Services, and Outreach & Innovation Services. The new UIT unit, called Digital Learning Technologies (DLT), will be led by Director Jon Thomas.

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ISO announcement: organization realignment

Top row, L-R: Trevor Long, director of Governance, Risk, & Compliance, and Dave Packham, director of Identity & Access Management. Bottom row, L-R: Jesse Adams, associate director of the Security Operations Center, and Dustin Udy, associate director of Security Assurance. Not pictured: Jake Johansen, director of Enterprise Security.

Chief Information Security Officer Corey Roach is pleased to announce a set of promotions in the Information Security Office.

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Last Updated: 4/11/22