Author: Sabine Hoffmann

Making of: inside|out newsletter no. 19

IT news at ETH Zurich – “Find out what’s going on in terms of IT at ETH Zurich”: the 19th inside|out newsletter is online.

Icons which reflect the topics of the newsletter
Icons which reflect the topics of the newsletter

The second newsletter this year is online.

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IT Finds: What do you associate with it?

Join us on a journey into the past: what is this device and what do you personally associate with it? Tell us your story!

Our IT find piece to guess with
Our IT find piece to guess with
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Data security for confidential research data

Leonhard Med is a secure, powerful and versatile data and computing platform for research on confidential data.
Are you sure if all your research data is public or if some data is confidential?

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Convenient and flexible: Wireless presentation technology

Multimedia Services offers a wireless alternative for presentations on regular and projection screens.

In a growing number of lecture halls and seminar rooms, ETH members can connect wirelessly to projectors or monitors using Solstice. In addition to eliminating “cable salad” and adapter problems, this brings advantages above all in that groups can collaborate, present, and work together.

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The creation of the ITS Logo

This logo looks pretty familiar, right? But do you also know what it represents?

 Official IIT Services logo (TS logo)
Official IT Services logo (ITS logo)
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openBIS UGM 2019

The 2019 openBIS User Group Meeting (UGM) took place on the 18th and 19th June, 2019, at ETH Zurich, organised by ETH Scientific IT Services (ETH SIS).

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ETH passwords: Tutorials

Since April 15, 2019, the look and feel of the administration of passwords for ETH members has changed. The ETH Web Center now includes password administration.

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New CISO at ETH Zurich

Dr. Domenico Salvati is the new CISO at ETH Zurich.

Domenico Salvati has been working as CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) at ETH Zurich since the beginning of April 2019. The role of the CISO has existed at ETH for some time now, and was hitherto carried out by the Head of IT Services, Dr. Rui Brandao. With the entry into force of the directive “Information Security at ETH Zurich” (around April 2018) it became clear that the tasks, rights and duties of the CISO as specified would exceed the time budget of the Head of IT Services

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New: Chatbot at ITS Service Desk

Test our new chatbot and train him.
Customers often confront the ITS Service Desk with the same requests or problems. Many of the questions can be answered with specific text modules or instructions. These instructions are available on the web, but are rarely found. The chatbot of the Service Desk should provide an interface to deliver only that part of a manual which is relevant for the customer.

pilot mode chatbot
pilot mode chatbot
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Tip: Private Appointments in Outlook (Exchange)

A lot of people try to protect the content of their appointments by marking them as “Private”. Be careful, though, if rights have been assigned to a calendar. Individual clients ignore privately marked appointments.

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