Rave Guardian, a personal safety service available to anyone with a uab.edu email address, is an app that enables users to designate “guardians” — family, friends or even UAB Police — to provide a virtual safety escort and direct emergency access to UABPD. Users also can use it to report suspicious activity to UABPD. Learn more about its features and encourage others to do so.
UAB IT’s SPARK initiative, which has generated more than 60 ideas since its inception last month, inspired an easy win for campus: an increase in the size limit for files uploaded to the UAB Dropbox. Share your idea on the new SPARK site; BlazerID required.
UAB IT is crowdsourcing innovation with SPARK, a new site that enables UAB faculty, staff and students to submit ideas for technology and vote to support the ideas of others. “Our intent is to create a voice for you,” said Curt Carver, Ph.D., UAB chief information officer and vice president of information technology.
Innovative mobile applications for HIV/STI programs are the topic of a panel discussion to be held by the UAB Center for AIDS Research 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9 in The Edge of Chaos in Lister Hill Library.
Attend an open lab in the Center for Teaching and Learning 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays Jan. 5-Jan. 16 for assistance with Canvas, Respondus, iclickers, GoToTraining, GoToMeeting, etc. No appointment is needed.
UAB IT will ensure enterprise systems and applications are protected, but any server using SSLv3 can be exploited by POODLE — Padding Oracle on Downgrade Legacy Encryption. Server administrators should take immediate action to disable it and use more recent versions. Learn more.