- Author: Bruce Lidl
As part of a series of on-going initiatives to heighten cyber-security throughout the UC system, UC ANR is currently reviewing our on-line infrastructure to identify areas in need of strengthening. CSIT will be rolling out changes in the next weeks to address identity management, user privacy, password complexity and site integrity.
The UC ANR Survey system is one of our most popular tools. A large number of ANR groups use it to organize events, sell tickets, measure audience opinions and solicit member feedback. Because the Survey system supports a great deal of user interactivity, it has elevated security challenges. As on-line threats continue to...
- Author: Kevin Taniguchi
Recently, the ANR survey tool was optimized to better handle surveys with a large number of responses. Previously, the results page would slow down as more responses were added and would strain our servers. Thanks to Bryon Noel, the results page and Excel document download are now much more responsive. The results that can also now be displayed up to 500 responses per page.
Thank you for your patience and understanding while we worked through these issues!
- Author: Dave Krause
On Friday, December 13, 2013, the ANR Survey and Registration tool was spammed by an outside entity. The page they targeted includes a routine that sends confirmation emails to people who complete the credit card payment process embedded in the survey tool.
The outside entity was blocked, and additional layers of security have been added to this page to prevent it from happening in the future.
No credit card information is accessible from this page, or our database. This information is processed separately by UC Davis, and our application merely receives confirmation when a payment is successfully made. No credit card information was compromised.
We apologize for any concern or confusion caused by this incident....
- Author: Alex Zangeneh-Azam
Imagine a blog. With fifty questions. No, make that one hundred and fifty questions. And you have to shift the questions around. Then imagine the arrows... click, click click, tick, tock, tick... that can take a little time. You sweat. You get flustered. You only have three minutes left before deadline and...
You've just entered the survey zone.
Fortunately, we have a few remedies for you. By now you have encountered the "up and down" arrows. The can indeed be a pain, especially if you have to move a question above ten others:
Ugh... how many clicks will that take!?
First option: The numerical order