The IT Division Scientific Computing Group (ScienceIT) will host a high-performance computing (HPC) virtual training session on Wednesday, June 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for new and prospective users to learn more about IT research computing … [Read more...] about HPC Workshop on June 21
Berkeley Lab IT News Archive
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Hybrid Events Training on June 13
The IT Division Audio Visual group (AV) is hosting a hybrid events training workshop on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m. This training was developed to help Lab staff successfully plan, schedule, manage and execute an efficient hybrid event using Zoom Room technology. Staff at all … [Read more...] about Hybrid Events Training on June 13
Countdown to Sophos End-of-Life
Sophos will be discontinued in July 2023. Prioritize your cyber protection now and switch to CrowdStrike for advanced antivirus protection. Visit the IT FAQ for step-by-step instructions to guide you through the installation process. Contact the IT Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions … [Read more...] about Countdown to Sophos End-of-Life
Berkeley Lab IT Outreach to Local Elementary
By Arica Chhay, Erin Scharfstein Since 2009, the Berkeley Lab IT Division Support Services group has administered a three-day educational outreach program for local students from Sylvia Mendez Elementary, a two-way immersion Spanish and English bilingual school located in Berkeley, … [Read more...] about Berkeley Lab IT Outreach to Local Elementary
Google Workspace Updates, May 2023
Updated June 6, 2023 This article provides an overview of monthly updates to Google Workspace apps. Staff can expect to see new features become available at Berkeley Lab in the coming weeks ahead. Jump to the summary for an overview of all expected releases. Contents: Calendar | Docs | Sheets … [Read more...] about Google Workspace Updates, May 2023
Update Bitbucket SSH Host Keys by June 20
By Arica Chhay, Derrick Johnson Bitbucket Cloud recently announced that encrypted copies of SSH host keys were extracted in a data breach of a third-party credential management vendor. The host keys are used to verify the identity of a trusted server for SSH connections. To mitigate … [Read more...] about Update Bitbucket SSH Host Keys by June 20
SSO Required for Atlassian Cloud Products on May 30
By Derrick Johnson Starting on May 30, 2023, Single Sign-On (SSO) will be required when signing into Atlassian Cloud products, including Bitbucket, JIRA, Trello and others, with SSO-capable @lbl.gov accounts. SSO, which also requires Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), is being implemented as a … [Read more...] about SSO Required for Atlassian Cloud Products on May 30
Michael Smitasin, Cybersecurity Engineer
The Cyber Security group is responsible for developing and implementing an information security management plan for Berkeley Lab and working with research and operations divisions to ensure that security objectives defined by leadership are met. Michael Smitasin is a Cybersecurity Engineer in the IT … [Read more...] about Michael Smitasin, Cybersecurity Engineer
Banking Text Scam
By Arica Chhay, Jay Krous Scammers often use text messages, appearing to come from your bank, as a common tactic. An emerging twist motivates one to respond by warning about supposed fraud on your account. In the rush to address this supposed fraud, you might feel compelled to respond with … [Read more...] about Banking Text Scam
IT Training, June 2023
IT offers technical training courses to Berkeley Lab employees in partnership with UC Berkeley. Click on the course titles below to learn more then register through the Berkeley Lab portal. Berkeley Lab staff may contact email@example.com for training feedback. For trouble registering for … [Read more...] about IT Training, June 2023
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