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Friday Five for October 13th, 2023

1. Cybersecurity Awareness Month Townhall Event

UCLA OCISO is thrilled to invite you to the finale of the 2023 Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the #SecureUCLA Townhall! This virtual town hall features a guest speaker from the FBI and will take place on October 26 at 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm PST. During the event, you will:
  • Gain insights into cybersecurity challenges faced by education institutions and their faculty/staff.
  • Hear lessons learned from cyber incidents at other organizations.
  • Learn best practices to keep yourself safe online.

Register for the #SecureUCLA Townhall for the event and you will receive a calendar invitation. Make sure you don’t miss this chance to expand your cybersecurity knowledge!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the OCISO at OCISO looks forward to your participation.

When: Thursday, October 26, 2023, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm (PST)

Where: Online

2. Fall Fireside Chat with Van Williams

UC-systemwide VP of Information Technology Services and CIO Van Williams will be speaking on the last two years of his appointment as well as upcoming plans for the UC tech community. As CIO, he serves as the leader and chief strategist for the UC IT workforce, with strategies that have prioritized goals such as improving information security.

When: Monday, November 6, 2023, 2:00 pm (PST)

Where: Online

Register here to chat with Van Williams!

3. Tableau Webinar Series

UCLA IT Services continues its Tableau webinar series with “Tableau Features,” presented by one of Tableau’s lead solution engineers for education. Tableau is a business intelligence and analytics software, and the webinar will dive into how you can use Tableau features like Custom Views, Subscriptions, Favorites, and more to produce powerful data visualizations and inform decision-making.

When: Thursday, October 26, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)

Where: Online

Put your data analytics cap on and find out how to best use Tableau!

4. Check out some of BruinTech’s special interest groups!

BruinTech wants to help our members foster community and discussion. We’ve formed special interest groups for website-making, which meets biweekly, and UX discussion, which meets monthly; we’ve also compiled a list of affinity groups at UCLA that aim to connect community members who share a common interest.

If you know of affinity groups that are interested in being added to our growing list, please submit a response to the BruinTech Events Submission Form!

 5. Fully-employed MBA Info Webinar for UCLA Staff

The first round of applications for the UCLA FEMBA is currently live! UCLA staff who are interested in pursuing an MBA while maintaining full-time employment can attend an upcoming webinar hosted by the UCLA Anderson School of Management. The info session will elaborate on admission requirements and flexible schedule options.

When: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Online

Register for the FEMBA webinar here!