OIS News

News from the SOM's Office of Information Systems.

Security Tip: Delete Outdated Sensitive Data From Your Hard Drive

Do you still have old travel claims or performance reviews that contain Social Security Numbers (SSNs) stored on your hard drive? If so, you need to be sure to encrypt, delete, or remove the SSNs from those documents. Read on for details.

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Voice Over IP phone transition update: July 11

Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, July 11, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.

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Voice Over IP phone transition update: June 27

Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, June 27, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.

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Voice Over IP phone transition update: July 3

Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Wednesday, July 3, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.

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Voice Over IP phone transition update

Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, June 20, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.

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Lynda.com training is now available to UNC faculty & staff

Lynda.com training is now available to UNC faculty & staff

Unlimited access to Lynda.com is now available to all UNC Faculty and Staff! Lynda.com is a UNC Chapel Hill licensed online video-training library that has more than 1,900 software, career development, and technology training titles. Need software? With ITS Virtual Labs UNC faculty, staff and students can access a wide variety of software programs for free.

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Transition to new phones continues Monday, June 17, in School of Medicine

The migration to the new voice over IP phone system will begin next week for the Bioinformatics, MacNider Hall, Burnett-Womack and Thurston Bowles.

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November phone transition to include AT&T service order freeze for some buildings

As part of the preparation for the University's November transition of phones to Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, Information Technology Services–Communication Technologies will be implementing a service order freeze on AT&T services for only the buildings included in the November transition. The freeze will begin on Monday, June 10, 2013, and last through Monday, November 11, 2013.

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Transition to new phones begins Monday, June 3, in School of Medicine

The migration to the new voice over IP phone system will begin next week for the AHEC building, Bondurant, and Taylor Hall. Most of the School of Medicine buildings will prepare for the transition over the summer.

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School of Medicine website redesign complete

Check out the new School of Medicine landing page, and all of our affiliated sites, on your desktop computer, tablet or smartphone!

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New Workstation Management Tool

OIS will remotely install a new management tool on all Microsoft Windows workstations beginning April 15. This new tool will install a client agent, Configuration Manager, and new anti-virus software, Endpoint Protection. Only Microsoft Windows workstations that are joined to the domain ad.unc.edu will be affected, and machines will install this software on reboot only. Read on for more details and screenshots related to the installation.

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ITS makes free Microsoft IT Academy online courses available

Free online classes are now available to help UNC faculty, staff, and students acquire or improve their skills with Microsoft software applications. Information Technology Services (ITS) has finalized a contract with Microsoft making these courses available to anyone with a UNC onyen.

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OIS begins to transition SOM websites to new design

The first batch of sites transitioned on Tuesday, April 9. Take a look at our new responsive design on your tablet or smartphone! Websites will continue to switch over to the new look and feel throughout the month of April. Read more to see which sites have moved to the new look, and the tentative schedule for the remainder of the sites.

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Access the OIS room availability calendar on your mobile device

Access the OIS room availability calendar on your mobile device

You can now check room availability online and make reservation requests right outside the room using the posted QR codes.

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Sneak Peek: School of Medicine Website Redesign

Sneak Peek: School of Medicine Website Redesign

In July 2012, OIS began a joint project with SOM Communications to redesign the theme for the SOM Web System. We would like to invite you to a preview event the second week of December where we will explain the goals of the redesign project and give you a sneak peak at the draft designs with a chance to offer feedback.

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Network Access Update

Network Access Update

Java exploits are the number one cause of virus and malware on desktop computers. Next week, the School of Medicine will begin pushing out alerts to machines that have old versions of Java installed.

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OIS releases new room scheduling tool

OIS Classroom Scheduling now has a new online tool for quickly searching room availability and a new shorter form for quick, one-time meetings that don’t have special requirements.

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CHIP Lecture: The Duke BioBank

This talk will cover Duke's effort to link the many biobanking entities at Duke via an informatics system.

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Information Security Tip of the Week

Please take five minutes to watch an excellent video from SANS, a leading security organization, that gives some tips on how to avoid getting stung by malicious email.

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All ITS Services down Oct. 18, 6:30 -7:30 a.m. and Oct. 19, 5:30 - 7 a.m.

ITS Networking will be doing major upgrades to core networking in both of its data centers (ITS-Manning and Franklin) on Oct. 18 from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. and on Oct. 19 from 5:30 - 7 a.m. This will require completely shutting down all network connections, physically replacing the chassis, re-installing the old modules, and re-connecting each of the switches.

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