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Jisc Cloud partner news and events

AWS News On Demand Webinars Getting Started with the AWS Cloud Essentials I On Demand (70 minutes) Securing Your AWS Cloud I On Demand (90 minutes) Machine Learning Basics I On-Demand (90 minutes) How Amazon SageMaker Can Help I On Demand (60 minutes) Strategies and Tools to Perform Large-Scale Migrations I On Demand (90 minutes) […]

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A new multi-supplier Janet txt framework

Janet txt is a Short Messaging Service, established in 2007 in response to demand from the Jisc community. It is well used, especially during the Covid pandemic.The service enables operators within each user organisation to manipulate text messages and send them to designated users. It is a key communication tool for our members to engage […]

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EOSC activities update and UK engagement

This guest blog post by Dale Robertson was first published on Jisc’s Research blog. Introduction The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is a European Commission (EC) initiative to support the development of open science and the digital transformation of research in Europe and further afield. Now in its implementation phase, it aims to develop a “web” of […]

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Easily secure your application with Jisc’s Managed Website Protection

A recording of the recent session run by Paul Martin of Fortinet at the Jisc Security Conference. The session covers Jisc’s Managed Website Protection service and how that helps institutions and organizations mitigate against the evolving security threat landscape.

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Oracle Cloud Advanced Research Computing

Research is data-driven and access to computational resources and the ability to collaborate is critical to research success in the modern era. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is a deep and broad suite of cloud services that enable researchers to build and run a wide range of applications—including open source—in a scalable, secure, highly available, and […]

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The public cloud shared responsibility model – what does it mean in practice?

A recording of the recent session run by Simon Dix of the Jisc cloud solutions team at the Jisc Security Conference. The session covers the public cloud shared responsibility model in relation to the roles and responsibilities of both cloud vendors and cloud consumers.

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Optimising Microsoft 365 security and governance

A recording of the recent session run by Richard Jackson and Colm Blake of the Jisc cloud solutions team at the Jisc Security Conference. The session covers best practices for the configuration of Office 365, Windows 10/11 and the Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) suite.

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Azure Virtual Desktop has a new scaling solution

Microsoft have recently announced the Preview of Autoscale for Azure Virtual Desktop and at first blush it looks like native scaling has had some much-needed improvements. The previous incarnation was a little clumsy, requiring you to independently create an automation account, an Azure function and optionally, a Log Analytics Workspace. In addition, any parameters then […]

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Talking teaching at Bradford College

Bradford College deliver BSc (Hons) courses in Software Engineering and Networking Infrastructure and Security (among other things) and are part of the AWS Academy program. I had the privilege of visiting the team behind the courses and an opportunity to see their recently refurbished teaching rooms to put our discussion in context. A big thank […]

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Managed Website Protection – a Jisc cloud WAF

In Jisc Cloud Solutions one of our most common recommendations for securing web applications is to ensure that you use a Web Application Firewall in order to block malicious attacks. Of course Web Application Firewalls are not silver bullets – they should be deployed alongside services such as IPS and traditional firewalls to ensure defence […]