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UNC-1 Wireless Access to be removed from several SOM buildings October 7
The UNC-1 Wireless SSID will be removed from the following School of Medicine buildings on Monday, Oct. 7: MBRB, AHEC, AHEC/MedAir, Bondurant, Taylor, and EPA. To avoid losing wireless connectivity, users should install the UNC-Secure configuration as soon as possible.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / October 3
Security vulnerability in Apple macOS High Sierra
Apple has announced a significant security vulnerability in the latest Mac operating system, High Sierra. If you are using a device running macOS High Sierra (latest OS 10.13.x), we recommend that you install software updates from the App Store as soon as possible. If you need assistance please contact 919-962-HELP or use the Click to Chat feature at help.med.unc.edu.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
Urgent Message for Apple users re: High Sierra update
Recently the new Apple Macintosh operating system (High Sierra) was released in the Apple App Store. If you have an Apple computer it is likely that you have seen a prompt to download and install this update. PLEASE DO NOT install the update at this time. This update will cause problems with Microsoft Office and the UNC wireless eduroam enrollment process. Campus IT groups are currently working with the vendors for a resolution. Please monitor this page for updates.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News
OIS Security Bytes: Securing Important Documents
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 Byte focuses on the importance of securing paperwork with sensitive information. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Sept. 3
MacNider and Old Clinic Voice Over IP (VoIP) Phone Transition Scheduled for Friday, September 4
New VoIP phones recently installed in MacNider and Old Clinic will be activated Friday, September 4. Please make sure your VoIP phone remains plugged in to the wall. There is the potential for a short service outage as early as the night prior to and the entire day of the transition.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Sept. 3
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. This month's security byte is about public computers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 17
Sensitive Information Remediation (SIR) Project Coming Soon
The intention of this project is to identify and remediate University-owned sensitive information (personal health information, personal identification information, etc.) wherever it lives. This campus-wide mandate will require the cooperation and coordination of all School of Medicine faculty, staff, and leadership.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 17
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.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / March 1
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.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 16
School of Medicine IT launches final support hubs
The final School of Medicine IT Support Hubs opened for business on Monday, September 17, serving clients in the south of Manning Drive including MBRB, Bioinformatics, Marsico, Genetic Medicine, Lineberger and off campus locations. This is the final phase of the new IT hub rollout where desktop support and other infrastructure services will be offered through hubs staffed by IT professionals strategically located throughout the School of Medicine campus. The Central Hub (serving buildings north of Manning Drive) launched in July 2018 and Physician's Office Building Hub launched in April 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / School of Medicine IT News