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VUIT and VUMC IT to upgrade enterprise LDAP directory service

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.

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Practice safe Web browsing to avoid ransomware

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.

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Hackers target Vanderbilt users in phishing attack

Nov. 10, 2014—Last weekend, hackers launched a significant phishing attack against Vanderbilt email users.

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Security bug Shellshock puts operating systems at risk

Oct. 2, 2014—Mac and Linux users should be on the lookout for any software updates sent in the coming days from Apple to address the Shellshock security bug.

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External email tag being removed; users should continue to exercise caution

Aug. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt IT removed the [External] tag from the subject lines of emails sent by Vanderbilt students through their Vanderbilt Gmail accounts effective Aug. 6, and will remove the tag from all other external emails on the evening of Aug. 11.

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Campus on alert following phishing attacks

Jul. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt IT has developed tips for managing emails now marked [External].

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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