Welcome UWSA Employees

This website is designed to provide information on Information Technology topics geared towards UW System Administration Employees.

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New Employees Orientation

Welcome to UW System Administration. While starting a new job can be stressful, learning about how your computer, your services and other things shouldn’t be difficult. This summary will help orient you to the services UW System Administration uses and offers.

New Employee Summary

News & Updates

  • Office 365 Now Supports Event Scheduling with UW-Madison, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stevens Point

    August 27, 2015

    The ability to schedule events with employees at UW-Madison, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stevens Point is now available through Office 365.  Scheduling a meeting or event with someone at these campuses can be done by entering the appropriate e-mail address into the scheduling assistant. Once you have entered the employee’s e-mail address, his or her availability

  • Encrypted USB Flash Drives

    July 1, 2015

    In an effort to better protect data that is physically transported outside the office, Information Services is making encrypted USB flash drives available to employees who have a need to work on sensitive data files while at home or while traveling. The preferred method for remote work is to use the VPN service and to never save files

  • Identity Finder Scanning

    July 1, 2015

    Information Services is rolling out the Identity Finder to UWSA workstations.  Identity Finder is a network-administered software tool that allows us to evaluate UWSA-owned computers for data elements that may be considered sensitive in nature, such as Social Security Numbers and personal health information. The purpose of using Identity Finder is to locate sensitive data and methodically

  • Qualys Workstation Scanning

    July 1, 2015

    Information Services is working to implement Qualys, which is a cloud-based software tool that allows us to evaluate UWSA-owned computers for security vulnerabilities. Qualys does this by performing a lightweight inventory scan and then comparing the results against a continuously updated comprehensive database of known vulnerabilities. The scan is called lightweight because it only gathers information

Service Catalog

Learn about the technology services that are available to UWSA offices and Employees.

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