IT news

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Published Aug. 15, 2022 8:12 AM

From 8 August 2022, UiO teaching staff who use Canvas can start using Panopto. With the combination of Panopto and Canvas, you can easily record lectures from home or from an auditorium/classroom, and you get user-friendly editing of the video and automatic upload to Canvas.

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Published June 9, 2022 10:44 AM

Many have already activated two-factor authentication for Microsoft 365 at UiO, and on 20 June the project will continue with the activation of two-factor authentication requirements for services that use Feide login for both faculty/staff and students. From 20 June students will also need two-factor authentication for MS 365, which faculty/staff has used for some time already.

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Published May 30, 2022 1:58 PM

On May 20th, the university director made the decision to give go-ahead to the new, joint IT organization at UiO. The new organization will be operational from January 1st 2023.

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Published Apr. 3, 2022 5:56 PM

Most people are already used to confirming logon with their mobile phone when they log in to the online bank, see a tax return or use Now UiO also becomes "safe as the bank" and introduces two-factor authentication.

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Published Dec. 15, 2021 11:46 AM

Padlet has been in use at UiO for some time now. A thorough review by USIT has now revealed that the use of Padlet violates the regulations for the transfer of personal data outside the EU/EEA, as is illustrated in the Schrems II ruling. This means that Padlet can no longer be used at UiO.

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Published Feb. 11, 2021 1:49 PM

On Tuesday February 9 the University Board decided that the IT departments at UiO will be reorganized. The project "Organizational Development of UiO's IT Departments" have been working on this for some time, and the implementation of the project board's recommendation  is now decided. 

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Published Sep. 25, 2020 3:59 PM

On Sunday September 27th, there will be a change in Zoom. The change is from Zoom canrally, and is not a UiO setting. The change is that meetings that are not password protected (have a passcode) will have a waiting room whether you want to or not.

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Published Aug. 13, 2020 1:47 PM

On Friday 14 August, there will be a small change in Zoom at UiO. It consists of that when you create a new meeting, whether it is a lecture or a meeting with many or few participants, the setting for the meeting to be password protected will be pre-selected

Published June 3, 2020 2:52 PM

The University of Oslo has an institutional agreement with Google, giving you access to not only Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive through your UiO user, but also to the Google Cloud Platform. This gives you the opportunity to use a lot of really clever models to help make your data acquisition and analysis easier. One of those models is their Speech to Text-service.

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Published Apr. 1, 2020 11:15 AM

Recently, UiO started using Zoom for both digital teaching and video meetings, and the use of Zoom at UiO has seen tremendous growth in the past weeks. But with the use of new tools new questions arise. Here, UiO's head of IT security Espen Grøndahl answers the most important questions.

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Published Mar. 24, 2020 8:51 PM

The numbers tell the story: Graphs and numbers showing the move to working from home.

At first, it was gradual and quiet. From March 9th, more and more meetings were postponed, canceled or changed to video meetings. But on March 12th came the message of strict measures to prevent the spread of the corona virus: UiO is closing its buildings. But students and staff must continue their work digitally.

Published Jan. 16, 2019 8:22 AM

Many already use Google's products for interaction, sharing and co-writing from their private accounts. Now, G Suite for Education is also available for all UiO users.

Published June 7, 2017 12:07 PM

UiO has chosen to clarify the rules regarding automatic forwarding of e-mails to gain control of personal data and other information that should be protected.

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