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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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CHIP Conference: IT Security in a Decentralized Environment

Dennis Schmidt, MS, CISSP, Director, Office of Information Systems in the School of Medicine will give an overview of the challenges that IT Security staff face in a decentralized environment and some of the solutions they have come up with to meet those challenges.

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UNC meets requirements for 2012 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Electronic Prescribing Program!

For the past few years, UNC P&A has focused on increasing the use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing). Clinicians are adopting or switching to e-prescription as the preferred method of prescribing in record numbers. As a result, UNC P&A will avoid penalties and earn an incentive.

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Deadline for Laptop Encryption is July 1

The deadline for laptop encryption is July 1, 2012 Laptop encryption is required for all users storing sensitive data on their laptops.

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Meaningful Use: Countdown to the FY12 Org Goal! Urgent information about your attestation

UNC’s FY12 Organizational Quality Goals included a measure for 35 percent of our Eligible Professionals (EPs) to attest to Meaningful Use by June 30 of this year.

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Carolina Data Warehouse for Health Improves Recruitment for Diabetes Clinical Trials

Recruitment for clinical trials at the UNC Diabetes Care Center (DCC) is now easier and more effective, thanks to the Diabetes Care Center Data Mart, a database developed by a team involving the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health (CDW-H).

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Laptop encryption required by July 1

Campus security policies require that all mobile devices (including laptops) containing sensitive information be encrypted. The deadline for compliance is July 1.

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SOM Faculty: New functionality in Infoporte

The School of Medicine will soon implement the “Faculty” portion of Infoporte, an exciting new software system that will provide faculty with a single portal for most of their administrative needs.

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Remote Desktop Restrictions Effective Friday, March 30

Beginning Friday, March 30, 2012, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection will be required for off-campus computers and devices to connect to on-campus computers using Remote Desktop or to print to on-campus printers.

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Protect Your Mobile Devices From Theft

Four School of Medicine laptops have been stolen over the past two months. Don’t let your data fall into the wrong hands!

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Don't lose your internet access on March 5!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in Bondurant Hall, CIDD, GCRC, Hospital/LIS, MBRB, Neonatal, NSRB, and Taylor Hall on Monday, March 5. I. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network.

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Don't lose your internet access on February 27!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in the buildings listed below on Monday, February 27. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network. Only devices that are “wired” to connect to the network will be affected. Wireless devices will not be affected.

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Don't lose your internet access on February 20!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in the buildings listed below on Monday, February 20. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network. Only devices that are “wired” to connect to the network will be affected. Wireless devices will not be affected.

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OIS launches new system status page

OIS launches new system status page

To see the status of OIS and ITS supported systems, including scheduled maintenance and current outages, visit http://help.med.unc.edu/status. An icon will now appear each week in the Vital Signs email. You may click on it to see all current system status news.

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Microsoft Windows Patching/Maintenance

OIS will apply the recently released Microsoft security patches to all of our Windows servers on Wednesday, Feb. 15, starting at 5 p.m.

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Outlook Tip: How to add your picture to email messages and calendar events.

Did you know that you can upload your photo to your SharePoint profile and it will automatically be synchronized with Active Directory, Exchange (Directory and Calendar), Lync.

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Network Access Control is coming to MacNider and Brinkhous-Bullitt buildings on Monday, February 6th!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in these buildings. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network. Only devices that are “wired” to connect to the network will be affected. Wireless devices will not be affected. If you have questions or concerns please go to http://help.med.unc.edu or 962-HELP to chat to a technician. For more information on please go to http://help.med.unc.edu/nac.

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Don't lose your internet access on February 13!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in the buildings listed below on Monday, February 13. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network. Only devices that are “wired” to connect to the network will be affected. Wireless devices will not be affected.

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