Author: Sabine Hoffmann

Making-of Newsletter inside|out No. 22

“Find out what’s going on in terms of IT at ETH Zurich”: The 22nd issue of inside|out newsletter is online.

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New Forms of ETH Collaboration

The newly concluded Microsoft contract for ETH Zurich includes additional cloud-based products and thus also technical innovations. New features in the area of collaboration complement the already familiar product range and support the ETH on its way to digitalisation.

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ETH Emergency Operations with Zoom

The figures are impressive proof of this: with up to 45,000 weekly meetings, Zoom was ETH Zurich’s communications backbone in the spring semester of 2020. From the Executive Board’s townhalls, lectures and job interviews to team meetings and examination supervision: Zoom has proven its worth in almost all academic situations.

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IT Women at ETH join forces

The IT Services women staff have established a network aimed at all women* working in IT Services and IT at ETH Zurich and in ETH-related areas.

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SwissCovid App

Insight into the pilot phase from the IT Services.

The Swiss Proximity Tracing app has been available for download to all interested users since Thursday, 25 June, 2020.

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Information and IT Security at ETH

  • Which passwords are safe?
  • How do I protect my devices?
  • How can I recognise phishing mails?
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ETH online Examination Rooms “Corona-ready”

Work at ETH starts in defined steps after running in emergency mode. This also applies to the online examinations. After long and in-depth discussions, it was clear – at everyone’s request – that the session examinations should take place with all of the expected restrictions due to the corona crisis.

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ETH Zurich Business Numbers (fixed and mobile Network): Changes

The use of value-added services will be blocked on the ETH Zurich business numbers (fixed and mobile network) from Monday, 29 June 2020. This adjustment affects all ETH employees.

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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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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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