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Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Keep your computer up to date with patches, anti-virus software, and current web browsers — Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 04/01/12 - 05/01/12

› Alert - New Virus for Mac Computers

Mac computers have generally been less likely to have viruses, but security researchers have found that a new virus has infected half a million Macs. The virus, “Flashback,” is spread when Macs with out-of-date software are used to visit infected websites. It requires no user interaction (e.g., clicking a link).

Mac Users – It is critical to run Software Update to protect your computer ASAP.

To learn more, contact your local computer supporter or visit: http://www.oit.uci.edu/security/flashback.html

posted: 04/12/12 - 04/26/12

EEE Use in Winter 2012


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Have you ever been curious to know how much EEE is being used across campus? How many hits the website gets? How much data is transferred?

We've prepared a report summarizing EEE use in Winter 2012.

Learn more

posted: 04/06/12 - 04/16/12

Celebration of Teaching Award Nominations 2012

The campus community is invited to nominate individuals to be recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching at the 19th Annual Celebration of Teaching — Learn more
 
 
 

posted: 03/07/12 - 04/08/12

› Tomorrow's Prof - Dealing with Resistance to Learner-Centered Teaching

Student-centered teaching methods like active and cooperative and problem-based learning make students take more responsibility for their learning than traditional teacher-centered methods do, and the students are not necessarily thrilled about it. All college instructors who have tried the former methods have experienced student resistance-and if they were getting high evaluations when they taught traditionally, their ratings may have dropped when they made the switch.

Tomorrow's Professor Mailing List — Hang In There! Dealing with Student Resistance to Learner-Centered Teaching.

posted: 02/16/12 - 04/01/12

Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Use UCI accounts and services for UCI business and other work (as much as possible)Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 03/01/12 - 04/01/12

Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365

UCI Google Apps for Education accounts now available to faculty and stadd (excluding those in the School of Medicine due to health information privacy restrictions) and UCI will be rolling out Exchange calendar and email services powered by Microsoft Office 365 — Learn more

posted: 03/07/12 - 03/21/12

UCHRI Presents "The (Technological) University We Could Be For," Mar 7

The University of California Humanities Research Institute presents:

"The (Technological) University We Could Be For"
Wednesday, March 7,  3:30-5:30pm
135 Humanities Instructional Building, UC Irvine

Learn more

posted: 03/06/12 - 03/07/12

Security tip of the month

This month's computing security tip –

Never share your password with anyone; UCI staff won't ask you for your password — Learn more

For more security tips, visit UCI Safe Computing

posted: 02/01/12 - 03/01/12

› How can the OIT Security Team help you?

The OIT Information Security team is working on a redesign of the security web pages and is soliciting feedback from the campus groups to ensure the redesign is effective.

For reference, the existing web pages are located at:
http://security.uci.edu
http://www.oit.uci.edu/security

To share your feedback, complete a short survey.

posted: 01/27/12 - 02/10/12