Oct. 24, 2020—Oracle Cloud will begin requiring multi-factor authentication on Nov. 11. MFA provides an additional layer of security for users logging in to a secure environment.
Oct. 13, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Vanderbilt University Information Technology will be sharing tips for staying safe and secure online. This article focuses on protecting your personal information.
Oct. 12, 2020—On Thursday, Oct. 15, Microsoft will make industry-wide security changes that will impact some versions of Polycom phones. Specifically, it will cause functionality changes for the Polycom CX600 and CX3000 phones used by some employees at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 5, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Vanderbilt University Information Technology will share tips for staying safe and secure online.
Sep. 28, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an initiative to raise awareness on cybersecurity and provide education on strategies to keep your information protected. Throughout the month of October, look for articles in MyVU from VUIT with tips for staying safe online.
Adaptive Teaching at Vanderbilt: Preparation, collaboration over summer paves way for effective teaching in hybrid classroom
Aug. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt’s substantial investments in classroom technology and efforts to foster collaboration over the summer were aimed at preparing faculty to teach effectively within the hybrid classroom this fall.
Aug. 24, 2020—Zoom is currently experiencing widespread outages with its web portal, which Brightspace relies upon. However, the Zoom desktop client is working, so students, faculty and staff should be able to use Zoom for teaching, learning and meetings throughout the day.
Aug. 23, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research IT Services and VUIT sponsor a variety of research-related IT resources at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University Information Technology will host additional informational sessions Aug. 17–21 on the audio/video installations in classrooms and teach faculty how to leverage the technology to facilitate adaptive teaching for the fall semester.
Aug. 9, 2020—Over the next two weeks, VUIT will host informational sessions on audio/video equipment installations in classrooms and teach faculty how to leverage the technology. In-person sessions for a limited number of participants as well as Zoom options are available.
Jun. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt University is making substantial investments in classroom technology to support faculty as the fall semester approaches. The strategy includes upgrading classroom technology to support livestreaming and recording in classrooms, building new video recording studios, and training faculty in both new and existing technology available in the classroom.
Onboard personal smart devices before returning to campus following wireless network security update
Jun. 9, 2020—VUIT updated the vuNet and eduroam campus wireless networks in early July. All VU-managed devices will automatically connect to the newly updated networks. Personal smart devices, such as smart phones and tablets or other non-Vanderbilt issued devices, will need to be onboarded to the networks by the user.