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Degrees:
B.A. English, emphasis in Technical Writing. UW-Eau Claire, 1990.
Masters in Library and Information Studies. UW-Madison, 1998.

I'm a Senior Information Processing Consultant specializing in desktop and server security issues in the College of Letters & Science.

My current areas of expertise include desktop and server security management, and web development in Drupal (LessonShare & Collaborative Sites), My past areas of expertise include Moodle, Chat (IRC, Jabber, video), and Voice Tools. I also have a wide range of experience with computer lab management, imaging, cloning, and lab configuration issues for PPC Macs, Intel Macs, and Windows computers.

Web server security, Desktop security, Moodle, Drupal, Voice Tools, Chat, Lab Management

My contributions

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Keep calm and Stop Badware
A patron recently emailed the LSS TechZone with suspicions about an email she received.  This patron had good instincts; the email was...
Story 01/03/2014 - 13:44
Cryptolocker logo Kidnapped files held for ransom!
It sounds absurd, but that's exactly what happens when you are infected with a new virus called CryptoLocker.  This virus encrypts...
Story 10/10/2013 - 14:09
L&S LessonShare 1.0: Add a new user
This page applies to the Dutch, Classics, English 201, English Literature, French, German, Italian and Russian Lessonshare websites. ...
How to guide 12/19/2012 - 16:28
L&S LessonShare 1.0: Approve or Delete a user account
This page applies to the first generation of LessonShare websites: Dutch, Classics, English 201, English Literature, French, German,...
How to guide 08/29/2013 - 11:28
L&S Lessonshare 2.0 (African, Statistics, English 100, English Literature): Add a new user
These instructions explain how to add a new user to the newest versions of Lessonshare, currently used for African Languages and Literature...
How to guide 06/30/2015 - 09:31
L&S Sites: Best practices for content editors
The L&S Sites service provides websites for entities in the College of Letters & Science.  Content is edited through the web,...
How to guide 09/05/2013 - 11:17
Laptop checkout quota news
The UW InfoLabs have implemented a limit on the number of laptops that can be checked out per semester.  This was implemented to...
Story 01/19/2010 - 11:15
Locking down UW Data
Everyone is concerned about privacy and safety these days.  We shred records and forms with personal information.  We lock our...
Story 10/04/2012 - 18:40
Macbook VGA adapters available
The LSS InfoLab has acquired seven Mini DVI-VGA adapters to connect a Macbook to a projector.  The adapters will work with the...
Story 10/14/2009 - 12:50
Madly Moodling!
LSS is always trying to find innovative ways to make teaching with technology fun and effective. This semester, we’ve set up a Moodle site...
Story 02/10/2006 - 16:49
Multi-language computing in LSS Facilities
General Information for PCs and Macs LSS strives to provide multi-language features for the many language departments and courses in the...
How to guide 02/06/2009 - 14:57
New in the InfoLab - Fall 2008
The L&S Learning Support Services InfoLab (464 Van Hise Hall) now has 50 dual-boot MacBooks which run both Windows and MacOS. The L...
Story 11/24/2008 - 11:35
New Phishing Email
Phishing emails -emails that lure personal information from the recipients - are becoming more common and more sophisticated.  A new...
Story 12/05/2013 - 11:02
L&S Security Office 365 Phishing Emails
Over the holidays, my Inbox was inundated with a number of new phishing emails.  Interestingly, I noticed a trend toward phishing...
Story 01/27/2014 - 10:29
Ouch!, Tips for secure Social Media. July 2015
Are you a social media user?  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social networks are ubiquitous in our communities today. ...
Story 07/01/2015 - 12:11
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