Security

UBC IT JIRA Maintenance – April 3, 2020, 16:00-20:00 PT

UBC IT JIRA will undergo maintenance on April 3, 2020, 16:00 – 20:00 PT.  Access to the service will be briefly interrupted near the end of the maintenance. Upon completion of the change, users will be able to access JIRA off-campus without needing to use VPN.

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance April 2, 2020, 19:00-23:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems on April 2, 2020 from 19:00-23:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

UBC IT Confluence Maintenance – April 2, 2020 16:00 – 20:00 PT

UBC IT Confluence will undergo maintenance on April 2, 2020, 16:00–20:00 PT.  Access to the service will be briefly interrupted near the end of the maintenance. Upon completion of the change, users will be able to access Confluence off-campus without needing to use VPN.

McAfee Encryption – Enablement of Windows Desktop Endpoint Encryption March 16, 2020, 14:00-20:00 PT

Bitlocker will be activated on UBC IT supported Windows desktop endpoints. During this time, users may see pop-up messages reagarding BitLocker activation and encryption status and may experience increased usage of system resources until encryption has been completed. No other user actions will be required to complete encryption.

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance March 12, 2020, 09:00-10:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems on March 12, 2020, from 09:00-10:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

Kamloops Load Balancer Maintenance – March 11, 2020, 10:00-14:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems in Kamloops on March 11, 2020, from 10:00 to 14:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance February 26, 2020, 20:00-23:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems on February 26, 2020, from 20:00 to 23:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance February 25, 2020, 20:00-21:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems on February 25, 2020, from 20:00 to 21:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

A number of emails have been erroneously sent February 20, 2020, 15:20 PT

A number of emails have been erroneously sent to a number of people with the subject “Sandbox: Cancelled Tuition Waiver” sent by a Deloitte.ca email address. Please note that these messages were sent in error and no tuition waivers have actually been cancelled.

Campaign of CEO Fraud targeting UBC February 20, 2020, 14:25 PT

The UBC Cybersecurity team is aware of an ongoing campaign of CEO Fraud currently targeting UBC.   The sender asks the recipient to go and buy a certain number of gift cards (iTunes, Steam, Amazon, etc) in specific denominations, scratch the back of the cards then send pictures of the back of the cards to […]