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Announcements, Exams, and Trending Scams

Hear about some of UAB IT's latest announcements and end-of-semester resources available to students. Then, learn about trending cybersecurity topics including seasonal phishing scams.

Remote Work: One Year Reflection

In today’s episode, we review some of the latest news in technology at UAB and go back in time to remember what the beginning of remote work was like.

New Tech and Recent Upgrades

In today’s episode, we talk through new and updated tech at UAB including B Well, GuideSafe, UAB VPN, and more. At the end of this episode, we discuss the importance of keeping your IoT devices cyber secure and introduce additional wellness resources.

2020 Year in Review

In this episode, we walk through the UAB IT projects of 2020 including GuideSafe, classroom technology, Safe Study Spaces, Laptop Loaner Program, Sentinel Testing, and more. We introduce the new projects coming in 2021 like BWell, a mental health app for students, and the new Technology Innovation Center building. We round out the episode with this month's security topic and our 2021 social media predictions.

Technology During the Holidays

This month we cover four technology resources that are essential for winter break and the holiday season: AskIT, TechConnect, WiFi, and GuideSafe. We introduce this month's Adobe feature and the laptop loaner program, a partnership with UAB Student Conduct & Outreach. We wrap up the episode discussing the 27th Annual Toy Drive plus security tips to keep you safe during the holidays.

Stand Out in a Crowd

In this episode, we discuss Adobe Creative Cloud opportunities, benefits to purchasing with TechConnect, and the perks of GuideSafe during the holidays. We recap last month’s Cyber Security Awareness Month and introduce this month's security topic: ransomware. The episode wraps up with last month’s TechDebate question: “What will you give up for your smartphone?”

Be Cyber Smart

In this episode, we begin season 2 with technology updates that are happening across campus including Adobe Sign launch, UABAnywhere progress, TechConnect deals, and GuideSafe updates. We kick off Cybersecurity Awareness Month and share security tips to keep your online accounts safe.

UAB Connected

In this episode, we talk about technology to help you stay connected in class, on social media, and from anywhere. We will wrap up season one and say farewell to TechKnow host, Jessika Reed in this episode.

How to Prepare for the Fall Semester

Welcome to UAB TechKnow! We are here to help the UAB community better connect with technology on campus. In this episode, we talk about technology to help you prep for the upcoming fall semester, including storage options, applications to help you create content for classes, track research references and much more.

Tech Tools and How to Use Them

Welcome to UAB TechKnow! We are here to help the UAB community better connect with technology on campus. In this episode, we talk about using Keeper to manage passwords and secure your accounts, updates to Microsoft Teams, using OneDrive, how to catch a phish on your mobile device, and trends in social media.

Digital Interruptions

Welcome to UAB TechKnow! We are here to help the UAB community better connect with technology on campus. In this episode, we introduce new WiFi help, process improvement services, trending phishing and security issues, using Microsoft Lens and leveraging technology to help you connect while working remotely. Wrapping up the episode, we talk about our managing digital interruptions and focusing on positive social media influences.

Technology SPARK

Welcome to UAB TechKnow! We are here to help the UAB community better connect with technology on campus. In this episode, we introduce a new SPARK campaign, remote working toolkit, how to have a cyber secure home, the new UAB employee hub, WiFi connection tips and staying secure when using Zoom video conferencing. Wrapping up the episode, we talk about our most recent #TechDebates and trend topics on social.

Remote Working Technology

On this episode of UAB TechKnow, we are focused on technology resources that help the UAB community when they need to work remotely. We will cover details on the resources we recommend, ideas on how you can use them and how to get started. The resources are free for UAB faculty, staff and students. We hope you find these helpful.

MARCHing into Podcasting

Welcome to UAB TechKnow! We are here to help the UAB community better connect with technology on campus. In this episode, we introduce AskBlaze, Adobe Spark, and Microsoft Sway, which are all free at UAB. You'll hear about Outlook software updates and pick up tips on how to avoid a phishing attack. Wrapping up the episode, we talk about our most recent #TechDebates and trending topics on social.

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