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Author: Leslie Schichtel Buchanan

McAfee VirusScan for Mac subscription to expire end of 2015

Nov. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt’s McAfee VirusScan for Mac subscription is set to expire Dec. 31, 2014.

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OAK to move to Blackboard off-campus managed hosting in December

Nov. 3, 2014—Later this year, Vanderbilt’s localized version of Blackboard’s course management system, OAK, will move from on-campus Vanderbilt servers to off-campus Blackboard servers.

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Clinical workstations transitioned to Dell as of Oct. 1

Oct. 14, 2014—As of Oct. 1, support of clinical workstations and a portion of the IT Help Desk have transitioned to Dell.

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New VPN certificate implemented Oct. 15; some will need to take action

Oct. 3, 2014—Beginning Oct. 15 at 7 a.m., the Vanderbilt IT Network Security team will implement a change that imports a new certificate and will result in cost savings and improve support.

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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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Clean up of legacy OAK courses effective Oct. 3

Sep. 29, 2014—As a significant step in Vanderbilt IT’s efforts to improve OAK performance, only courses from fall 2013 onward will be available in OAK, effective Friday, Oct. 3.

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Virtual conference EDUCAUSE 2014 open to Vanderbilt community

Sep. 25, 2014—Vanderbilt IT, the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning and Vanderbilt School of Medicine will host the 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference’s Virtual Conference Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at several locations across campus and the medical center.

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Vanderbilt IT to submit ‘soft records’ to combat phishing

Sep. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt plans to publish “soft records” for email servers Sept. 22 as part of the Sender Policy Framework. SPF empowers mail exchangers to differentiate between authorized Vanderbilt email servers and those merely posing as such.

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Hewlett-Packard recalls LS-15 AC power cords

Sep. 5, 2014—Hewlett-Packard has issued a recall on notebook computer and docking station AC power cords.

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OAK system testing planned for Sept. 7-20

Sep. 3, 2014—VUIT and Blackboard employees are working to address performance issues with OAK exacerbated by heavy use at the semester's start, part of an overall effort to test and configure the application for optimal performance.

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No need to think outside the Box for file sharing and storage

Aug. 25, 2014—Box, rolled out by Vanderbilt IT in April 2014, eases the process of collaboration and increases mobility by allowing users to share documents with one another and to access their documents from any device.

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