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CERN Webfest goes online… and global!

The weekend-long hackathon saw participants develop prototype applications under the theme ‘working together apart: accelerating collaboration’

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Computing
08 July, 2020
Computing
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08 July, 2020

Share your experience about two-factor authentication

CERN’s identity management system – responsible for managing your computing accounts and granting you access to the thousands of online services available to CERN users – is evolving: we need your feedback by the end of July

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Computing
07 July, 2020
Computing
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07 July, 2020

Computer Security: Protecting the accelerator from remote evil

The IT department has started putting more and more privileged access routes to vital configuration services behind multi-factor authentication

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Computing
26 June, 2020

CERN fixed and mobile lines will not be able to reach some Swiss phone numbers and telecom services as of 29 June

Services such as 090x numbers, some SMS/MMS Business Numbers, Easypay and NATEL Pay will become unavailable from both CERN’s mobile and fixed network phone numbers as of 29 June

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Computing
22 June, 2020
Computing
Announcement
22 June, 2020

Donation of CERN computing equipment to Egypt

Donation of servers to Fayoum University in Egypt marks the sixteenth donation of CERN computing equipment

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Computing
16 June, 2020

Computer Security: Videoconferencing pitfalls

After two months of teleworking, videoconferencing has become the ultimate tool for staying in touch with colleagues, friends and family: There is a plethora of potential tools and a plethora of pitfalls to catch us out

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Computing
11 June, 2020

Allen initiative key to LHCb trigger upgrade

From 2021, the first stage of LHCb’s high-level trigger will be run using GPUs. Investigations into its feasibility were supported by CERN openlab

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Computing
09 June, 2020

Computer Security: Don’t answer me

Last year, the CERN Security Operations Centre detected 27 CERN hosts contacting so-called "tracking domains" used for reconnaissance and associated with national state-sponsored actors

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Computing
28 May, 2020
Computing
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28 May, 2020

Computer Security: Still on Windows 7? Say “bye bye” to your digital life

Support for Windows 7 ended in January 2020. Apart from for some customers who are paying an extra fee, Microsoft has stopped providing any assistance and security fixes for that version of their operating system

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Computing
26 May, 2020

Help reshape the Office of Data Privacy’s website

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Computing
13 May, 2020
Computing
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13 May, 2020