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WITI Works toward a More Inclusive Tech Future

WITI@UC hosts an annual Women in Tech Symposium. This year it was held March 6 and the theme was Reimagining Cybersecurity for All.

By Chasiri Sherron. I met Jill Finlayson on the UC Berkeley campus, at the headquarters of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute. “Have you been here before? It’s pretty…
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Cal Esports: Champions of Gaming and Community

Three photo collage: first photo of Kirk Robles holding a Cal Esports trophy, second photo of outside the Cal Esports Community Center, third photo of inside the Cal Esports Community Center

By Jeané Blunt. UC Berkeley opened the Cal Esports Community Center in 2018. I spoke with Kirk Robles, associate director of business development in the Division of Student Affairs, UC Berkeley, to ask about the center’s goals and how…
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Women in Tech Form a Systemwide Committee, Build a Movement

By Jessica Hilt. The University of California Women in Technology Committee (UC WIT) monthly call is about to start on Zoom. Faces pop up across the screen as women greet each other and catch up on weather, pets, and…
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CIOs Endorse Alternative Work Arrangements

Geisel Library to the Price Center, a student center which serves more than 30,000 visitors a day.The Geisel Library was designed in the late 1960s by William Pereira, who also designed SF’s Trans America building and UC Irvine.

In today’s hot technology job market, CIOs at the University of California (UC) face challenges recruiting and retaining information technology staff, and often encounter legacy rules around contemporary work practices – such as telecommuting and remote work. For this reason,…
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Video: Professor Giovanni Vigna on Cybersecurity and the Promise of AI

Title screen: The 8th biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, October 23 at UC Santa Barbara. Keynote speech titled "Understanding the Threat: Malicious Software, Malicious Actors, and the Promise of Artificial Intelligence" by Giovanni Vigna.

Giovanni Vigna is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of the Center for Cybersecurity at UC Santa Barbara. Professor Vigna was the keynote speaker at the 9th biannual UC Cyber Security Summit held at UCSB. He…
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