Electronic devices have become integral parts of our daily lives. We depend on them for connectivity, productivity and access to information. While abroad, however, we need to be aware of the increased risks we face in terms of cybersecurity.
Using our cell phones, tablets and laptops in other countries can increase the risk of privacy breaches, system intrusion and device theft.
There are ways to protect your equipment, your information and your communications while traveling. Take the time to familiarize yourself to the following general guidelines and always check for updated resources before any foreign trip:
- The less you take the less you can lose. If you are not very sure you will need...
Phishing (pronounced 'fishing') is an email scam designed to acquire sensitive information from people. The most successful phishing emails are designed to look like the email comes from a reputable source such as a known person or entity. UC ANR faculty and staff are often the target of attempts to gain login credentials or personal information through phishing scams that may claim to be coming from UC ANR. These are fraudulent attempts and should not be replied to or acted upon.
In early July, a number of UC campuses and affiliated institutions were targeted by a coordinated, wide-ranging “spear phishing” campaign. The scammers, masquerading as unit leads and executives,...
- Author: Stephen Edberg
This is the third post in our series on moving away from the soon-to-be-retired ANR FileVault to the Box.com service. The earlier posts were:
- Sharing files with Box instead of the ANR File Vault (May 28, 2019)
- Sharing files with Box instead of the ANR File Vault - How to do things in Box (June 4, 2019)
We heard a number of questions and concerns in our first Webinar, and we're providing answers and clarifications here.
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We are big fans of Zoom at UC ANR for our voice and video communication needs. However, a recently discovered vulnerability in the application means anyone using Zoom on a Mac must update their software immediately.
You can download and install the updated version.
Further information on the issue can be found on the Zoom site.
Finally, please contact UC ANR IT Help with any questions or concerns.
- Author: Jonathan Ash Wilson
When we launched the newest Site Builder designs earlier in 2019, we made available the UC Seal as a logo for a site. In fact, we went so far as to make the UC Seal the default logo for new sites. According to the UC brand guidelines, this was a mistake on our part.
From the University of California brand guidelines (http://brand.universityofcalifornia.edu/guidelines/the-uc-seal.html#!how-to-use-the-seal):
How to use the seal
PLEASE NOTE: The primary identifier of the university for marketing, public outreach and awareness-building is the wordmark, not the.../h3>