Wireless network changes coming to Medical Center buildings Sept. 5
Aug. 2, 2017—Beginning Sept. 5, the university’s wireless network, vuNet, will no longer be available in Vanderbilt University Medical Center buildings.
New Medical Center visitor wireless network now available
Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center unveiled its new guest wireless network, VUMCGuest, May 1.
TechShare discusses off-site data center, IT service management
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.
AccessVU to be unavailable April 29–May 1
Apr. 14, 2016—AccessVU, the tool that supports creating new VUNetIDs, changing ePasswords and other services, will be unavailable from 5 p.m. April 29 to 2 p.m. May 1.
Temporary hold begins Friday on IT systems changes
Apr. 13, 2016—As the date nears for Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to transition to separate legal and financial entities, institutional leaders are requesting that all university and Medical Center departments place a moratorium on systems changes within the information technology environment surrounding the period of legal close.
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.
Learn more about ERP project at March 15 launch
Mar. 9, 2016—Come to the Enterprise Resource Planning system project launch March 15 to learn about the executive steering committee's vision for the project and its impact on Vanderbilt's future.
University enterprise resource planning project to launch this quarter
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.
Protect yourself against phishing attacks
Feb. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt IT has compiled the following information about what a phish looks like, common techniques used by attackers after an account is compromised, and best practices to protect yourself from becoming a victim of phishing.
Protect yourself from phishing scams during tax season
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.
More secure LDAP authentication requires action from application owners
Oct. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt IT will install a new certificate for LDAP, which is an enterprise service that software applications can use to authenticate users, when the current certificate expires Dec. 5.
Box to introduce new design, updates by Nov. 2
Oct. 21, 2015—Box recently announced that its Web application will have a new look and feel, as well as performance updates, by Nov. 2.