Oct. 20, 2016—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its second-annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues.
Oct. 12, 2016—Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents a user from accessing his or her system through various forms of encryption. To decrypt these systems, hackers request a form of payment, or ransom, from the user in exchange for the key.
Oct. 6, 2016—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT is launching its second annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues.
Oct. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt IT has added new articles showcasing Fiscal Year 2016 projects to the Highlights site. This site captures major projects and initiatives from June 30, 2014, through today.
Sep. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt IT announces that two new changes are coming for Box.com users.
Aug. 5, 2016—SkyVU has launched a blog on its website. Posts capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with Q&A sessions with key project team members.
Jul. 25, 2016—Today, SkyVU launches a blog on its website. Posts will capture updates regarding business processes and SkyVU programs, along with Q&A sessions with key project team members.
Jul. 14, 2016—VUIT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against university users. Phishers continue to target university employees with information pertaining to salary increases.
Jul. 5, 2016—Over the past few weeks, LinkedIn, MySpace and Tumblr announced that millions of user accounts have been compromised. VUIT strongly recommends that you proactively change your passwords for these services.
Jun. 23, 2016—Learn what a phish looks like, common techniques used by attackers after an account is compromised, and best practices to protect yourself.
Jun. 9, 2016—A new website has been launched for SkyVU, the cloud-based system that will replace current e-business services and provide a modern, synchronized environment to allow university faculty and staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time on efforts that contribute to the university’s mission.
Apr. 14, 2016—AccessVU, the tool that supports creating new VUNetIDs, changing ePasswords and other services, will be unavailable from 5 p.m. April 29 to 2 p.m. May 1.