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UBC Studios Wins 2020 Telly Awards in Webseries

The online series "Learning Transformed - UBC Faculty of Education" by UBC Studios is a winner of the silver 2020 Telly Awards in the Online Webseries category.

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Major Licensing Changes from Oracle Java

Do you use Oracle Java? Make sure you have the right license! As of April 16, 2019, Oracle made changes to their Java licensing.

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Zoom v5.0 Upgrade

Zoom has recently implemented improvements to the security of meetings with the release of version 5.0. Included in these improvements is enhanced encryption for meetings and webinars, which will help keep UBC information safe and secure.

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Valuable Privacy & Security Information During COVID-19 Restrictions

  It can be difficult to keep track of all the privacy and security reminders you are receiving during your change in work circumstances due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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How to Prevent Zoom Bombing

You may have heard of a practice called Zoom bombing where during a Zoom session, intruders hijack the session by saying or showing inappropriate content.

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UBC Studio Wins 2020 MUSE Creative Award

UBC Studios is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 MUSE Creative Awards competition for the UBC employer branding video "Why We Work at UBC".

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Increased Cybersecurity Controls

In response to increased global threat levels, the UBC Executive is mandating a minimum set of cybersecurity controls for servers, UBC-owned computers and personally-owned computers that meet certain criteria.

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UBC’s Response to Zoom Privacy Concerns

As may have seen or heard, there are a number of articles relating to Zoom security and best practices.

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Tips on Accessing UBC Services via VPN

Staying connected to UBC is essential while working remotely and you may need UBC’s “virtual private network” (VPN) in order to use some UBC services. Why do we need to use a VPN?

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