Events

Blue Jeans and Provider Services

April 14, 2014
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Terrace Room, G14 Claudia Cohen Hall

Please join us for the April Super User Group meeting where Marko Jarymovych will be discussing how Wharton is using the Blue Jeans video conferencing product.  ISC's Andre Harris, Ian Kelley, and Ted Moskalenko will be giving a presentation about Provider Services, a collection of services for IT staff available from ISC.

Sponsored by SUG

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Macintosh Firewall Configuration

April 10, 2014
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 306 Sansom Place West (Bits & Pieces room)

Justin Klein Keane, Security Engineer at the School of Arts & Sciences, will give a presentation/demo on how to configure the pf (packet filter) firewall in Mavericks. The pf firewall requires some command line manipulation and creation of files.

Sponsored by MacNet

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Using Security Presentations to Educate your End Users: Social Engineering

April 9, 2014
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 306 Sansom Place West (Bits & Pieces room)

Penn's Computer Security Awareness and Training (CSAT) working group has developed a number of slide decks for IT staff to use when speaking with individuals or groups about current areas for security focus. Learn how to access and use these presentations designed to provide guidance to your end user community about staying safe when using cloud services, securing mobile devices, and avoiding social engineering scams. The second presentation to be reviewed and presented will be on Social Engineering.

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Mobile Madness! Trends in the Mobile World

March 27, 2014
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

Catch the latest and greatest mobile technology announcements coming from February's Mobile World Congress 2014, January's International CES 2014, and others, including the latest device releases from major manufacturers, and trends in the mobile sector. Ted Moskalenko, Lead for Mobile Technologies from ISC will provide analysis and recommendations regarding the technologies that matter most and what to look for next.

Sponsored by MobileSIG

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AirPennNet SIG

March 26, 2014
Time: 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

Sponsored by AirPennNet SIG

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Lenovo Product Updates and Roadmap

March 20, 2014
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

Representatives from Lenovo will give an overview of their ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, ThinkStation, and ThinkServer product roadmaps and provide an opportunity to take a look at some of their latest products.

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Sponsored by PCNet

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IT Orientation to Finance at Penn

March 19, 2014
Time: 9:00am to 10:30am
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

Julie Shuttleworth, Director of Fiscal Operations for Provost Administrative Affairs and Chris Bristow, Director of Fiscal Operation in SEAS will provide an orientation designed for IT staff. Learn about the budget planning cycles, responsibility center management, strategic spending, and other financial information that will help you work with your business administrator to optimize your IT budget.

Contact learnit@isc.upenn.edu for additional details.

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Lunchtime Learning: ABC's of Mobile Technology

March 18, 2014
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

We all know that working in the IT field requires learning a new language - one that is constantly changing! Mobile Technology brings its own rapidly changing technology and terminology. Here's your opportunity to catch up in one Lunchtime Learning session. Ted Moskalenko from Information Systems and Computing will share information about the latest device releases from major manufacturers, updates to the Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry OS, and general trends in the mobile sector.

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Lunchtime Learning: Mission Continuity - Loss of Technology

March 12, 2014
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: Bits & Pieces Room of Sansom Place West

Please join us for the third in a lunchtime learning series on Mission Continuity planning using the BETH3 model. The next session will be on T for Technology. At this lunchtime learning session, we will explore one of the aspects of the BETH3 model the University recommends for structuring Mission Continuity plans. This session will be about Loss of Technology plans: what kind of plans should you have, what should they consist of, and how to gather the information you need to include in your plans. 

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Tom Murphy - IT at Penn

March 10, 2014
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: The ARCH - 3601 Locust Walk

Tom Murphy will share his perspective of IT at Penn 1 year into his tenure as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Systems and Computing.

Sponsored by SUG

 

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