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Mapping a network drive in Windows

May 30, 2012 by Sara Nagreen

NOTE: In order to do any of this from any off-campus computer or if you are using the on-campus wireless you must download and install WiscVPN. You can get WiscVPN at this web address: http://www.doit.wisc.edu/network/vpn/

If you are connecting from a wired network connection on campus, you can skip the WiscVPN stuff.

Network printing in the L&S TechZone

May 30, 2012 by Sara Nagreen

The printer that I'd like to use: 

Don't be an April Fool! Beware of FakeAV!

April 1, 2011 by Sara Nagreen

We've been seeing a large increase in the number of fake AV infections on PC computers here at the university.  If you don't know what this is, don't be fooled! 

If you are clicking away on the internet, and suddenly a virus warning pops up, be suspicious! Read more »

Encrypting your online conversations

November 8, 2010 by Sara Nagreen

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Working in Van Hise, I hear many different languages.  They are cryptic sounds of beautiful words rolling about, making me imagine exotic and far flung places.

Computers talk languages like this too.  Network traffic is a conversation on a wire, or in the case of the UWNet wireless network, over radio waves.  If you are listening to an unencrypted conversation, you can understand what is being said.  If you are listening on an encrypted conversation, it's like a foreign language to the listener.  The traffic is still there, but it makes no sense.  Read more »

What kind of sensitive data lives on your computer?

November 30, 2009 by Sara Nagreen

When a computer has been broken into, one of the questions that I will ask the end user is "Do you have any sensitive data on this machine?"

What is "sensitive data"?  Well, anything that might be used to steal someone's identity. Read more »

LSS Welcomes Antonella Caloro

October 29, 2009 by Lisa Jansen

Antonella Caloro

L&S Learning Support Services is happy to welcome Antonella Caloro back to LSS!

Antonella will be managing the LSS InfoLab in Van Hise Hall and providing desktop computer support to faculty and staff in Van Hise and surrounding buildings. Antonella previously worked at LSS as a Project Assistant and Lab Intern. Read more »

Instructor Training for Audacity Audio Software

September 28, 2009 by Chad Shorter

LSS will provide a training workshop for instructors on Audacity, an audio recording and editing software, Friday 2 October at 10 a.m. in Van Hise 259A.

10:00-10:30 -- Basic technical training on how to record and edit.
10:30-11:00 -- Discussion about effective usage for instruction. Read more »

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