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Prevent future data breaches! Follow UBC Policy and Encryption Requirements

The BC Ministry of Education has recently announced that an unencrypted hard drive containing 3.4 million of student records from 1986 to 2009 has been misplaced.

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Jennifer Burns named UBC’s new CIO

Jennifer Burns was named the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at The University of British Columbia on August 1, 2015.

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Get what you need with the IT Self Service Portal

UBC IT is launching a new self-service option called the IT Self Service Portal to our list of contact support options in order to better support your IT needs.

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Office 365 Software Available for Active UBC Students

All active UBC students with a CWL will now be able to download Office 365 at no cost.

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Women in Leadership & Technology Event - April 15, 2015

On April 15, 2015 from 9:00am – 11:30am, UBC Information Technology and Professor Rachel Kuske, Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women Faculty, will host the event: “Women in Leadership & Technology” to put the spotlight on g

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Snagit and Camtasia Now Available for all UBC Staff, Faculty and Students

UBC has secured a license for the popular software Snagit and Camtasia now available UBC-wide at no cost. Both software packages are available for download through the Connect Learning Management System.

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Microsoft Outlook App Security Alert

Microsoft recently acquired the mobile application Acompli and has rebranded it as “Microsoft Outlook” for iOS and Android.

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UBC Studios wins World University Rankings 2014/15 video competition

UBC Studios, part of UBC Information Technology, has won the Times Higher Education 2014-2015 World University Rankings video competition.

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UBC IT now offers NVivo Software for staff and faculty

As part of the campus agreement, UBC IT is now offering NVivo software at no cost for UBC staff and faculty across campus.

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UBC IT Help Desk moves to new location

The UBC IT Help Desk has officially moved to a new location on the main floor of the Koerner Library. Open from 10:00 a.m.

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