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EVENT: National Disability Independence Day discussion about an important LinkedIn Learning course – July 26 – REGISTER NOW

National Disability Independence Day "Accessibility for Managers and Non-designers Discussion register now

On the occasion of National Accessibility Independence Day, join Judy Thai, director, Application Engineering and Beena Albert, Business Intelligence technical lead, who will meet to discuss Thai’s recommended resource on LinkedIn Learning, “Accessibility for Managers and Non-Designers.”  We hope…
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NEWS: Earth Hour – UC Tech employees measuring the relationship between tech and sustainability

The UC Tech Community recently honored Earth Hour with an insightful gathering focused on the intersection between technology and sustainability. During the event, participants highlighted the complexities of incorporating sustainability within the technology landscape. Featured guests, Jaki Hsieh Wojan, chief…
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Call for stories – 2024 UC Cyber Risk Program Annual Report

Person holding Cyber Risk Program Annual Reports

How do you tell the story of something that didn’t happen?   That is one of the challenges of telling the stories around cyber-security. Often the story is about what didn’t happen. There are many stories like this that originate…
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NEWS: Incident Response and Escalation Workshop 2024 Recap

UCI Beall Applied Innovation Center - University of California, Irvine photo, Courtesy University of California, Irvine

Incident response is aimed at effectively managing and mitigating the impact of a cybersecurity incident on an organization’s information systems and people. When an incident occurs, the goal is to minimize damage, contain the incident, eradicate the threat and restore…
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NEWS: President Drake shares new UC Health guidelines for the responsible use of health data

President Michael V Drake Portrait

UC Health release data governance guidelines

On May 1, 2024, President Michael V. Drake, MD issued new health data governance guidelines, part of the 2024 UC Health Data Governance Task Force Report. The Report provided specific recommendations on how…
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NEWS: Damian Luna Joins UC Office of the President to Develop Security Risk Assessment Unit

Damian Luna, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, Cyber Risk Assessment Unit Manager

According to the 2023 IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report, the average cost of a data breach in 2023 was $4.45M. This is one reason companies and organizations perform regular security risk assessments, which typically involve identifying, assessing, and…
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RESOURCE: Watch 2024 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) webinar and learn about digital accessibility initiatives across UC

Putting Together the Accessibility Puzzle Pieces: May 16, 2024. UC Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2024

On the occasion of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), the UC community gathered leaders for webinar called “Putting Together the Accessibility Puzzle Pieces” which took place on May 16, 2024. The Electronic Accessibility Committee hosted this event, which included, eight…
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