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ETH Programs of Informatiktage cancelled

For almost a year, preparations at IT Services and D-INFK of ETH Zürich have been running at full speed: From March 23 to 28, we had the Informatiktage 2020 coming up. They have now been cancelled due to the current development of corona virus COVID-19 and the instructions of the Swiss Federal Office for Health. 

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Internet access at ETH

The Internet first came to Switzerland around 30 years ago. It was called SWITCHlan, it linked the Swiss universities to one another and was intended exclusively for the research world. SWITCH therefore became the first Internet service provider in Switzerland. How did this development come about and to what extent has the Internet changed since then?

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New feature in polybox

Good news for all polybox users: From now on, documents in polybox can be shared directly with everyone, regardless of whether they are ETH members or external parties.

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Information security campaign: Call to participate

You’ll run into “sneaky green monsters” everywhere at ETH. They are the face of the current campaign of the Information Security Officer Boards (ISO Boards). This campaign is coming to an end, and the ISOs are looking for a new idea. What comes after the monsters? We need your help!

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Compliance Training – Information Security

Security at ETH: Not only for new employees

The “Information Security” training module is available on “Moodle Learning Management System ETH Zurich”.

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Guest Wi-Fi “public”

You are visiting ETH Zurich and need Wi-Fi access. For example, to download the ETH Tours app. What do you do if you don’t have an ETH login for Internet access?

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2019 Customer Survey – Results online

A customer survey was carried out before the summer holidays to determine how satisfied ETH members are with the services provided by IT Services.

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Jamf Nation User Conference 2019, by Graham Pugh

For the third time, I was able to travel to the annual Jamf Nation User Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. JNUC 2019 took place between the 12-14 November, in sub-zero temperatures. This time, I was joined by colleague Katiuscia Zehnder, also from ITS Client Delivery, and Cyril Häubi from D-HEST. The conference hosts over 2000 Jamf users and fellow client engineers from around the world, and counts as the world’s largest annual gathering of Apple Client administrators. Therefore, it is an unparalleled opportunity for us to exchange ideas and information with people facing the same challenges as us.

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Making of: inside|out newsletter no. 20

“Find out what’s going on in terms of IT at ETH Zurich”: The 20th issue of inside|out newsletter is online.

Solving the same questions every time: Which icon do we show in the background of the pictures? Which one fits to which topic?
Solving the same questions every time: Which icon do we show in the background of the pictures? Which one fits to which topic?
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The Information Security Officer Network (ISO)

The Executive Board of ETH Zurich has issued the directive “Information Security at ETH Zurich”, which entered into force on 1 May, 2018.

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