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The latest Information Technology news from UNC Health Care.

OIS Security Bytes: Encryption Edition

OIS Security Bytes: Encryption Edition

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size 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. This week's update discusses tips for protecting sensitive information on your devices. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu

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OIS Security: Microsoft Outlook App

OIS Security: Microsoft Outlook App

The new Outlook App for iOS and Android has been blocked by campus due to security concerns.

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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. As IT security concerns become more a part of everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week’s Security Byte focuses on travel concerns. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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ISD warns of phishing scams before tax season

As we approach tax season, ISD would like to remind people about the dangers of phishing scams related to tax preparation or the Internal Revenue Service this time of year. Read this important message from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team regarding phishing scams.

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VoIP Phone Maintenance in MBRB beginning Tuesday, Feb. 3

ITS will be performing network maintenance in MBRB beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3. This work will take place between 5 - 8 a.m. each successive morning that week until the entire building has been upgraded. VoIP phone users should verify that their phone is working beginning at 8 a.m. each morning that week and unplug/replug the power to the phone if not.

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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. 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 week's update focuses on EDUROAM, a wireless service for educational and research institutions.

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OIS Security Bytes II

OIS Security Bytes II

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. This edition focuses on upcoming changes to the VPN client required for off-campus access to on-campus resources.

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OIS Security Bytes I

OIS Security Bytes I

UNC’s Office of Information Systems shares bite-size IT security tips for users. As 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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UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital are now recognized as Stage 6 hospitals on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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OIS Security Bytes: Holiday Edition

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size 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.

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OIS Security Bytes - PHI Identifiers (Byte 2 of 2)

OIS Security Bytes - PHI Identifiers (Byte 2 of 2)

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: Backup Reminder

OIS Security Bytes: Backup Reminder

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be 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. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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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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