News Archive

Protect yourself from the ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Cyber Attack

You may have already heard about the global ransomware attack that is making the news around the world.

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World Backup Day | March 31, 2017

What would you do if you lost everything? On March 31, celebrate World Backup Day. Most people have lost important files on their electronic devices at some point in their lives.

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Privacy and Information Security Initiative (Privacy Matters @ UBC)

At UBC, we are responsible for a substantial amount of personal information about students, faculty, alumni, donors, and employees. Protecting this information is a shared responsibility.

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NVivo Available for UBC students

NVivo is now available to active and registered UBC students on Connect!

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UBC IT 2015/16 Annual Report is here!

UBC IT’s 2015/16 Annual Report is now available! The report highlights our activities in support of the UBC community and working in collaboration with our partners across the University on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.

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Take the Cyber Security Quiz!

October is Cyber Security Awareness month!   As a faculty member or staff at UBC, you may have access to a significant amount of sensitive personal information, such as student or employee information and financial expense data.  An information b

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MATLAB Free For UBC Students

MATLAB is now available to active and registered UBC students at no cost!

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Virtual Reality Lab Opens at UBC Studios

Virtual reality (VR) has historically been viewed as an important next-step in the gaming world. However, it also opens up exciting opportunities in education to broaden the scope of learning.

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New UBC IT Bulletins Page!

UBC IT is updating the IT Bulletins platform and user interface to enhance usability and security. The IT Bulletins page provides the latest updates on service outages and upcoming service maintenance.

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IT @ UBC Town Hall

UBC IT is hosting its inaugural "IT @ UBC Town Hall" on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at CIRS Building, Room 1250 from 9:00am to 11:00am, focusing on the topic of strategy and transformation of IT deliver

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