Author: Leslie Schichtel Buchanan
Aug. 2, 2017—Beginning Sept. 5, the university’s wireless network, vuNet, will no longer be available in Vanderbilt University Medical Center buildings.
Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center unveiled its new guest wireless network, VUMCGuest, May 1.
Feb. 10, 2017—The Transition Management Office hosted its second TechShare on Feb. 6 with a focus on changes to an off-site data center, IT service management and identity management.
Sep. 8, 2016—On Oct. 4, Vanderbilt IT and VUMC IT will upgrade the university LDAP service to ensure a more highly available and secure enterprise directory service.
Jul. 14, 2016—VUMC IT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against VUMC users. Phishers continue to target Medical Center employees with information pertaining to salary increases. Subject lines of these emails usually include verbiage resembling “Payroll Increase,” “Salary Documents,” or “Your New Paycheck.” Below is an example of a fraudulent email: Hello, We assessed the 2016...
Mar. 10, 2016—One of the latest threats in the cyber world is the use of ransomware, a type of malware that prevents a user from accessing his or her system through various forms of encryption. Vanderbilt IT shares the best ways to protect yourself by practicing safe Web browsing.
Feb. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt's enterprise resource planning project will transform administrative processes and underlying technology across financial, administrative and research support organizations by making each less complicated and more efficient, while consolidating system applications and mitigating risk.
Feb. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt leadership challenges you to submit an innovative name for the upcoming enterprise resource planning, or ERP, initiative. The participant with the chosen name will win a $100 gift card.
Jan. 29, 2016—In recent years cyber criminals have used stolen Social Security numbers to file tax returns and claim fraudulent refunds. Phishers obtain SSNs through a corporate or government breach or by sending emails to lure unsuspecting users into providing sensitive personal information.