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Changes to Campus-Wide Login Password Policy

Passwords are a defense mechanism towards protecting personal information such as student records, banking data, employment history, along with a number of other confidential records.

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UBC Online Service Migration to the New University Data Centre

For many years, UBC's online services such as Vista, FASmail, and EAD have been hosted in the Leonard S. Klinck data centre. However, because of its age, the Klinck Data Centre has become too costly to maintain.

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Your mobile. Be safe.

Almost all of us use mobile devices (smartphones, tablet computers, laptops and USB drives.) Many of these devices are used to store personal information, which as UBC students, employees and faculty we have a duty to protect.

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You Have Mail

Emails and instant messaging are popular choices of communication methods that we use to contact one another. Hence, it’s not much of a surprise that cybercriminals commonly attack using these two channels of communications.

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UBC IT Website Redesign Improves Access to Information

UBC IT will be releasing a new website this summer, and the changes to the website will result in a better product to serve the UBC community.

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New EduCloud Server Service Now Available

EduCloud Server Service is the newest cloud computing service offered to the UBC community by UBC Information Technology that meets all provincial privacy requirements under the FIPPA legislation.  Like the current Virtual Server Service (VSS), E

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Expand Your Home Drive!

The Home Drive Storage Service was launched in January 2012, offering UBC staff and faculty 20GB of free storage at no cost. This private cloud storage service allows users to securely store their personal files to a central service.

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Who Do You Trust?

It is easy for cybercriminals to build trust with their victims.  Ever opened a door to a secured building for someone you don’t know?

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Full Migration to New Learning Management System

Full Migration to New Learning Management System Completed by This Fall

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UBC IT Welcomes Award-Winning Director to Team

UBC IT now has the pleasure of working with Bruce Marchfelder, award-winning video director.

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