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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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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
How to use Identity Finder - Windows
Identity Finder is a software that looks for private (or "restricted") data on your computer and helps you remove or protect it. ...
How to guide 10/21/2014 - 14:21
Foreign character key combinations (Macintosh)
The attached document displays two types of key combinations often used when composing non-English documents on a Macintosh. The...
How to guide 01/05/2009 - 17:36
Saving documents to MyWebspace
The LSS InfoLab does not sell or provide storage media for files created by students in the lab.  There is no "scratch drive" which...
How to guide 01/05/2009 - 17:44
Audacity: Recording your voice
The attached PDF document outlines the steps required to record your voice in the LSS InfoLab using the Audacity application.  ...
How to guide 01/19/2009 - 11:42
Scanning text or images on the Infolab iMacs
The attached document contains instructions on scanning text and images in the LSS InfoLab.  There is one scanner available attached...
How to guide 01/19/2009 - 11:52
Print duplex... save a tree!
The InfoLab now has DUPLEX printing.   You do end up paying for each side, so it doesn't cost less, but you are saving resources...
How to guide 01/23/2009 - 15:02
Security updates for the week of 10/26/15
The new security updates for this week are: 1. iTunes 12.3.1 (Windows and MacOS)2. Multiple security updates (MacOS only)3. Safari 9.0.1 (...
Story 10/27/2015 - 10:19
Security updates for the week of 11/2/15
The new security updates for the week of November 2, 2015 are: 1. Java 8 Update 65 (Windows and MacOS)2. Security update for Windows 10 (...
Story 11/09/2015 - 11:36
Security updates for the week of 10/19/15
The new security updates for this week are: 1. Adobe Flash 19.0.0.226 (Windows and MacOS)2. Adobe Flash 18.0.0.255 (Windows and MacOS)3....
Story 10/19/2015 - 16:21
Is this real?
No, it's not, but it's difficult to tell without a second look.  One of my colleagues forwarded me this very realistic phishing email...
Story 06/24/2014 - 12:37
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
"Mailbox Update" phishing email
There's nothing like a campus-wide phishing email to enliven a Monday afternoon.  Today, the TechZone began receiving messages from...
Story 11/23/2015 - 16:44
Security updates for 6/13/16-6/26/16
The new security updates for June 13 - June 26 are: 1. iTunes 12.4.1 (Windows and MacOS)2. Mozilla Firefox 47.0 (Windows) Step-by-step...
Story 06/27/2016 - 15:42
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