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Tech Talks

Free information sessions designed to inform the Stanford community on the latest technologies.

Tech Talks are complimentary informational sessions that are open to all members of the Stanford community. The intent of these sessions is to share information about new and emerging technologies, provide vendor updates, and inform users about changes to campus technologies.

Upcoming Tech Briefings

Most sessions can be attended remotely and are recorded for later viewing. If you have an idea for a Tech Briefing topic, or have questions or comments, please submit a Help Ticket.

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  • Thu May 30, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Thu May 30, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Tech Talk: Enhancing Security and Accessibility on Apple Devices

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Ben Graham, Apple Higher Education System Engineer, will present a session on "Enhancing Security and Accessibility on Apple Devices," tailored for the Stanford community. We hope you will join us to explore an in-depth look at vital security measures and accessibility features.

This session will provide an overview of key security features, including an introduction to Jamf for compliance, security protocols, and other functions designed to protect personal data, like Apple's Safety Check.

The talk will also cover essential accessibility features for your Apple devices. Highlights include advanced dictation capabilities on the Mac, such as auto-punctuation and vocabulary additions, and the Spoken Content feature for reading text aloud. Attendees will explore visual adjustments like color inversion to aid visibility and other accessibility tools that make Apple devices more user-friendly.

This discussion aims to equip attendees with the knowledge to maximize their Apple devices' usability and security.

Last modified February 5, 2024