Feature Articles

Building the Global Research and Education Network – A Volunteer Opportunity

By Yvonne Tevis, Chief of Staff, Information Technology Services, UCOP. Network engineers travel to far-flung corners of the world to help build up research and education networks in places like Guam, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, and Ghana, India, and Ecuador.


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Drones Taking Flight: UC’s Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety

Posted by Alison Spencer, UCB Student Intern, UCOP.  Drones have emerged in recent years as an exciting information-gathering tool. At UC Merced’s newly established UC Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety, director Brandon Stark and his team…
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A Set of Services to Expand Digital Library Collections

By Sherri Berger, Product Manager, California Digital Library (UCOP). The ten libraries of the University of California system hold a dazzling array of unique materials, including photographs, newspapers, maps, oral histories, films, ephemera, and more. Documents of world events and…
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Tips to Keep Your Information Secure During the Holiday Shopping Season

By Julie Goldstein, Cyber-Risk IT Security Analyst, UCOP, adapted from a UC Santa Cruz article.  Online holiday shopping continues to grow in popularity. Last year’s Cyber Monday sales reached approximately 3 billion dollars, an…
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Sherlock Cloud: A Complete Solution for Managing Sensitive Data

Posted by Sandeep Chandra, Division Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center. The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) offers a secure, end-to-end cloud cyberinfrastructure – called Sherlock Cloud – along with a portfolio of managed services for protecting sensitive data. The…
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Automation of Graduate Student Hiring Process a Huge Success at UCM

 Posted by Desiree Silva, IT Communications Officer, UCM. Sometimes it’s difficult for information technology experts and higher education faculty to get on the same page. However, a recent project completed at UC Merced has shown how it’s done.

The Graduate…
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The Financial Implications of Cybersecurity Risk

By Tolgay Kizilelma, Chief Information Security Officer, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources.  Technology is an integral part of our daily lives, which means cybersecurity and cyber-risk are becoming ever more important. With the growth in digital information and increased reliance…
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