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.
Mar. 8, 2019—To support users with this transition, TechHub will provide assistance with enrollment in Duo, Vanderbilt’s MFA solution, on March 18 and 20.
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.
Feb. 20, 2019—The SerVU system includes new order forms and an automated approval process that will streamline and speed the voice services ordering process for the university.
Feb. 15, 2019—Effective March 18, multi-factor authentication will be required for Vanderbilt's virtual private network application, Pulse Secure.
Jan. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the telephone system on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 4 a.m. The upgrade will take approximately one hour to complete. During this time, the telephone system will be unavailable.
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.
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.
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.