Oct. 9, 2018—A new faculty advisory committee has been convened to prioritize communication, security, programming, networking and storage resource needs as they relate to research.
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.
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.
Sep. 18, 2018—Regularly scheduled maintenance will be completed in Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud this Friday and Saturday.
Sep. 16, 2018—To protect Vanderbilt’s email systems, all incoming emails are processed through Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection (EOP) engine. This service includes a quarantine that captures emails that Microsoft determines to be spam and holds the suspected spam for 15 days before purging.
Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University Information Technology has found that the racist, white supremacist emails received by members of the Vanderbilt community this week were sent from external systems using sophisticated masking techniques.
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.
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.
Feb. 22, 2018—SkyVU hosts a community update webinar at 1 p.m. Friday with John Lutz, vice chancellor for information technology.
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.