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Phishing attempts continue
Recently, the University has seen an increase in the number of "phishing" emails. Read these tips for how to spot and deal with a suspicious email.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / March 17
"Spear Phishing" attack targets School of Medicine
Recently, members of the UNC School of Medicine community have been targeted in an email scam known as “spear phishing.” This form of phishing is especially dangerous because messages are tailored to the recipient and appear to be from a trusted source. Read more about "spear phishing" and what to do if you receive a suspicious email.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Feb. 11
Check your version of Internet Explorer
Microsoft is ending support for Internet Explorer versions older than IE11. OIS recommends updating to IE11 or Microsoft Edge so that you will receive the latest security updates. For computers managed by the UNC AD domain, Internet Explorer will be updated to IE11 automatically, starting January 26, 2016.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
Changes to Outlook Web App
On Saturday, December 19 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. email clients will temporarily and intermittently lose access to UNC Exchange accounts. ITS is implementing Exchange 2013 servers to prepare for future upgrades and Office 365 migrations. Following this change, outlook.unc.edu will point to the new Exchange 2013 servers. The only change users should notice is a new Outlook Web Application (OWA) login page. After entering their username and password, users will be redirected to the familiar 2010 OWA interface.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
Project SIR: How to identify sensitive data on your computer
At UNC we all have a responsibility to protect sensitive information that we have created or has been entrusted to us. Identity Finder is a tool that is available to scan and remediate sensitive data on your computer. Read more about Identity Finder and how to move sensitive data to a secure location.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
Project SIR: Help protect our sensitive information
Read a letter from Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, vice dean, finance and administration, on Project SIR, an ongoing effort to help faculty and staff identify, correctly store or delete sensitive information.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Nov. 12
OIS Security Bytes: Move Your Sensitive Data NOW!
Do you work with sensitive data (MRNs, SSNs, etc.)? If so, it is YOUR responsibility to protect that information. The safest location for University data is secure network storage. Read more about Project SIR and how you can secure sensitive information stored on your computer.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
POSTPONED: Changes to Outlook Web App
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH THIS TRANSITION, THIS CHANGE WAS REVERTED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE. On Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 8 a.m. ITS will point outlook.unc.edu to the new Exchange 2013 servers. The only change users should notice is a new Outlook Web Application (OWA) login page. After entering their username and password, users will be redirected to the familiar 2010 OWA interface.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Oct. 29
Telephone and telecom needs to be handled by ISD Service Desk
Effective Friday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m., the Telecom Office Main Number, 984-974-2354, will begin forwarding calls to the ISD Service Desk, which will assume responsibility for triaging telecom-related issues and service requests.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Oct. 15
OIS Security Bytes – Project SIR
The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is a campus-wide initiative with the purpose to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information. OIS in conjunction with ITS is working with the entire School of Medicine community to provide the tools, procedures and reporting necessary to help data owners discover all of the sensitive information that they may have and to provide options to secure such information.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Oct. 15