Information technology news for the UC Berkeley community.
May 17, 2013, by 5:00 p.m. is the submission deadline for the 2013 Larry L. Sautter Award. Submit applications electronically to Yvonne Tevis at Yvonne.Tevis@ucop.edu. Detailed information is available on the program website. May 10, 2013.
Recent trends show that hackers are increasingly finding newer and more subtle ways to victimize users by mimicking routine tasks such as email, news media, and online banking that rely more and more on the web browser. May 9, 2013.
IST will retire its Andrew File System (AFS) service and no longer provide support for it on June 30, 2013. IST is not provisioning any new storage volumes, however account support will continue during the transition period. A comparison of alternative options is available at https://content.berkeley.edu/content/content-service-comparisons. May 9, 2013.
The May 13 deadline for submitting UCCSC 2013 presentation proposals is rapidly approaching; in fact it's less than a week away. These presentations are the key values of the conference for learning about what technologies are being proposed, developed and implemented at our sister universities. We have received several excellent proposals, and there is always room for more on the program, including yours! May 8, 2013.
By working in collaboration and openly sharing information, CSS front line technicians and IST’s back-end specialists are now able to resolve issues faster than they would by working in isolation. For the Retirement Center, this means being able to serve their community without being distracted by the underlying technology. April 2, 2013.
On April 18, 2013 Campus Shared Services (CSS) will provide IT services to an additional 2400 staff in Biological Sciences, College of Natural Resources (CNR), and University Health Services (UHS). Since CSS launched on January 17, 2013, IT professionals have been responding to incoming requests, and solving issues via phone, remote access, and in-person. March 21, 2013.
The submission deadline for the 2013 Larry L. Sautter Award is May 17, 2013, by 5:00 p.m. Submit applications electronically to Yvonne Tevis at Yvonne.Tevis@ucop.edu. Detailed information is available on the program website. March 20, 2013.
Be an active participant at UCCSC 2013! Share your knowledge and experience by giving a presentation. The official conference website allows proposal submission as described in the "General Info" tab. The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, May 13, 2013. March 20, 2013.
UC Irvine will host the 2013 University of California Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) August 4 - 6, 2013. The conference is open to IT professionals of all levels. Mark your calendars now, so that you won’t miss this opportunity! March 14, 2013.
April 5, 2013, is the deadline to make changes to department listings in the AT&T White Pages. February 27, 2013.