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Multi-factor authentication now required to access VU’s virtual private network

Mar. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University Information Technology continues to increase the protection of VU systems through enhanced cybersecurity mechanisms. As the next step in its VerifyU initiative, multi-factor authentication will be required to access the VU virtual private network application, Pulse Secure, beginning March 18. 

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Take VUIT Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey for chance to win $100 Amazon gift card

Feb. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt IT has released its annual Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey, which is confidential and should take about five minutes to complete. The results will be used to further enhance IT service and support.

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Introducing VerifyU, Vanderbilt IT’s new information security program

Dec. 18, 2018—The mission of VerifyU is to improve the technology that secures our data, increase awareness of cybersecurity risks, and implement industry-standard best practices.

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VU and VUMC phone service temporarily unavailable Dec. 16

Dec. 5, 2018—Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the telephone system at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16. During this timeframe, all regular phones (including Lync/Skype for Business phones) at VU and VUMC will be unavailable.

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Red phone service temporarily unavailable Nov. 15

Nov. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt IT (VUIT) will upgrade the red phone system at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8.

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VUIT: Protect yourself from cybercriminals

Oct. 11, 2018—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each through a series of blog posts.

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Vanderbilt IT launches cybersecurity awareness campaign

Oct. 8, 2018—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each through a series of blog posts.

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Protect yourself: Spear phishing attacks on the rise

Oct. 7, 2018—Be aware—malicious individuals are using email to pose as Vanderbilt leaders in an attempt to steal personal information and attack the institution.

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Vanderbilt University to replace AccessVU June 25

May. 15, 2018—As Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center continue to restructure into distinct entities, many shared technical systems must be reconfigured. Beginning June 25, Vanderbilt University will move to a new identity management tool called VU Identity.

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Cloud-based solution to simplify process for creating SharePoint sites

May. 9, 2018—Beginning in May, Vanderbilt IT will start moving all current university SharePoint sites to SharePoint Online. Among its many features, SharePoint Online makes the process of creating a SharePoint site easier by leveraging templates.

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Register for Friday’s SkyVU community update webinar

Feb. 22, 2018—SkyVU hosts a community update webinar at 1 p.m. Friday with John Lutz, vice chancellor for information technology.

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VUIT separating university, Medical Center voice networks in March

Feb. 19, 2018—As part of the Vanderbilt University and Medical Center reorganizations, VUIT will continue its voice network separation project to realign phone lines by building.

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