Information Technology

The latest Information Technology news from UNC Health Care.

OIS Security Bytes: What is PHI?

OIS Security Bytes: What is PHI?

UNC’s Office of Information Systems is posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. Read more about Protected Health Information and what you can do to protect patient privacy.

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OIS Security Bytes: Encrypt Your Sensitive Office Documents

OIS Security Bytes: Encrypt Your Sensitive Office Documents

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday lives, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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OIS Security Bytes: USB Drives

OIS Security Bytes: USB Drives

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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Is your password Long and Strong?

To protect our patients' information, ISD is implementing stronger password requirements for UNC Health Care domain accounts (the login/password you use for Epic@UNC, LMS, network login, Lawson, SharePoint, etc.). View new password requirements, the easiest way to change your password, and a list of applications that use the UNC Health Care domain account. Beginning in mid-September, the ISD Information Security Office will run tests and force users to reset passwords that are easily discovered. Make sure your password is long and strong now!

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Parham wins 2014 CIO Award from Triangle Business Journal

Parham wins 2014 CIO Award from Triangle Business Journal

Congratulations to Tracy Parham, RN, UNC Health Care's Chief Information Officer (CIO), who was recently recognized as one of the Triangle Business Journal's "CIO Award" winners.

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SharePoint Downtime scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13

ISD will perform server maintenance on UNC Health Care's SharePoint environment on Saturday, Sept. 13. The maintenance will cause a SharePoint downtime from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.

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Upcoming Wireless Access Point maintenance in several SOM buildings

ITS Networking will be replacing Wireless Access Points in various School of Medicine buildings from now until Dec. 31, 2014. Signs will be posted in the affected buildings the day before the work is to be done. While work is being done in a building, wireless users in that building may experience brief outages to wireless network connectivity.

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OIS Security Bytes - Too Much Onyen!

OIS Security Bytes - Too Much Onyen!

Protect Your Onyen! At UNC, our Onyens are usually our keys to many important sets of information including our email, our time card, even possibly our computer itself as well as whatever shared network space we are authorized to access.

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OIS Security Bytes

OIS Security Bytes

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT Security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. View this security byte on phishing.

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Google searches may result in blocked sites

Google searches may result in blocked sites

UNC Health Care’s web filtering software blocks all online advertisements, including Google ads. When you search for a web site through Google, if the site comes up with a yellow “Ad” box next to it, it will be blocked if you click directly on this link.

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OIS Security Tip of the Month

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. This month's tip is based on sending sensitive data to the wrong person using Outlook.

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WebEx Host Accounts Available - Manager Approval Required

WebEx Host Accounts Available - Manager Approval Required

WebEx host accounts are available by request via HEAT for Teleconferencing & online Web-based meeting collaboration.

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Cyber Alert: 'Heartbleed' Vulnerability

As reported in the media recently a vulnerability called ‘Heartbleed’ was discovered that can potentially allow Cyber-criminals to intercept and decrypt information.

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UNC Hospitals phone numbers begin transition to “984” area code in late April 2014

In late April 2014, ISD will begin transitioning UNC Hospitals' and clinics landline phone numbers beginning with 919-966-, 919-843-, 919-445-, 919-962-, 919-595-, and 919-957- to new 10-digit phone numbers using the Triangle's new “984” area code. During this year-long project, ISD also will upgrade our physical phone sets to Cisco Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) technology.

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ICD-10 Training Reminder and Weekly Minute

ICD-10 Training Reminder and Weekly Minute

The deadline for ICD-10 training has passed for UNC and Rex. If you have been assigned but have not yet taken your ICD-10 training, please log into the LMS and finish your training as soon as possible. Be sure to do your training, and read this week's Weekly Minute.

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ISD transitioning to IronPort for email security encryption

On Thursday, Feb. 27, at 4 a.m., ISD replaced the Tumbleweed Encryption Service with Cisco’s IronPort Email Security Encryption Services for users at UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physciians. This change will minimally impact everyone who sends encrypted emails to external recipients.

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HEAT Cloud - A new way to enter incidents to ISD online

You can now submit non-urgent incidents through HEAT Cloud, a new online tool offered by ISD.

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HEAT Cloud - A new way to enter incidents to ISD online

You can now submit non-urgent incidents through HEAT Cloud, a new online tool offered by ISD.

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ISD to begin transition to common email address format Jan. 30

On Jan. 30, at approximately 4 p.m., ISD will begin the process of switching to a common email address format for all UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians co-workers – the new email address format is "firstname.lastname@unchealth.unc.edu."

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ISD to begin disabling generic domain accounts Jan. 14

As part of our ongoing preparations for the April 4 Epic@UNC go-live, it is necessary for ISD to begin disabling generic domain accounts.

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