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IA Notice: Google plain text password incident has minimal U-M impact

05/22/2019

Google announced yesterday that it stored the passwords of some G Suite users in plain text format in its administrative console. U-M is a G Suite user, and Google has informed the university that a very small number of U-M accounts were affected. Personal GMail accounts are not affected.

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Enriching Scholarship 2019: A celebration of teaching and technology

05/21/2019

Enriching Scholarship was a four-day event that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. It celebrate the U-M community coming together to share and learn best practices.

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Cybersecurity Excursion shows career in IA is attainable

05/16/2019

The Information Assurance: Michigan Medicine (IA) team was awarded a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation Mini-Grant from the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion.

 

With the goal of spreading awareness of the field of cybersecurity and available job opportunities, the IA team developed a two-hour interactive introduction to the field of information assurance.

 

Participants learned about the role that IA plays in keeping Michigan Medicine secure, and showcased the many possible opportunities and career paths that this field offers.

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IA Alert: Update older Windows versions for vulnerability ASAP

05/15/2019

This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university servers running versions of Windows that have the Remote Desktop Services component built in.

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Raghu Tadi, app programmer/analyst senior, honored for "Making a Difference"

05/15/2019

Raghu Tadi, app programmer/analyst senior, recently received peer recognition.

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Coming soon! Toad Data Point Professional upgrade

05/13/2019

Health Information Technology and Services is pleased to share that Toad Data Point Professional will be upgraded to version 5.0 in May 2019. Users can expect improved performance, increased security, and fixed bugs.

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Simulated phishing expedition planned for May and June

05/07/2019

Information Assurance will launch a simulated phishing campaign throughout Michigan Medicine. Employees are encouraged to use the Report Phishing button at the top of the Outlook menu bar to report any suspicious email messages.

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Coming soon: Simulated phishing campaign

05/06/2019

Information Assurance will launch a simulated phishing campaign throughout Michigan Medicine. Employees are encouraged to use the Report Phishing button at the top of the Outlook menu bar to report any suspicious email messages.

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MiChart updates improve gender inclusivity

05/04/2019

Since 2015, Michigan Medicine has made advancements to incorporate gender identity documentation into MiChart.

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Spot, Avoid, and Report Tech Support Scams: Cyber Safety – Review in 2

05/01/2019

Candice was using her computer to make a purchase when a startling pop-up disabled her brower: Microsoft Warning Alert! Your computer has been infected with spyware and riskware. Do not ignore this critical alert. Call us immediately.

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Patient Experience Expo participants.

Engaged in the experience: Patients, families, employees celebrate Patient Experience Week

05/01/2019

HITS was well-represented by Help Me Now, Telehealth, and Information Assurance at the Patient Experience Expo on April 26, 2019. 

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MWireless-UMHS will no longer be available in patient care areas

05/01/2019

The message below was sent to regular users of the MWireless-UMHS WiFi network on May 1 and 2.

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Dr. Stephen Rulisa, Dean of the University of Rwanda School of Medicine and Pharmacy

BlueJeans key to success for distance learning partnership in Rwanda

04/30/2019

Rwanda has been steadily investing in technology and infrastructure, and the University of Michigan is there to support their IT and educational programs for medicine, OBGYN residency, midwifery, and nursing.

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A passion for Windows: Mike Marable

04/29/2019

Mike Marable is the first representative from the University of Michigan to present at the Midwest Management Summit. MMS is an international conference in May where systems management professionals convene to share ideas and recommend new IT technical approaches. 

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IA Alert: Plan to update ASAP for critical vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic

04/29/2019

This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for Oracle WebLogic application servers. Oracle WebLogic is an application server used for building and hosting Java-EE applications.

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See something new on your Outlook toolbar?

04/24/2019

On Thursday, April 25, you should see the "Report Phishing" button at the top of your Outlook toolbar.

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Meet Michigan Medicine’s new chief nursing informatics officer

04/22/2019

Earlier this month, Carleen Penoza was announced as Michigan Medicine’s new chief nursing informatics officer. Today is her first official day on the job.

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MiChart upgrade a success!

04/16/2019

The latest system upgrade for MiChart, Michigan Medicine’s electronic health record, was successfully completed at 5 a.m. on Sunday, April 14.

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Reduced availability to the MWireless-UMHS WiFi network

04/16/2019

Michigan Medicine is taking steps to protect its network and resources, while also encouraging a safe and non-threatening work environment.

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New License Verification System coming to Michigan Medicine

04/15/2019

Michigan Medicine will be adopting a new electronic License Verification System (LVS) that will automate the process of monitoring clinical licenses and certifications which are required by the primary source verification (PSV) matrix. The new LVS will notify clinical staff of the need to renew expiring licenses and required certifications in a timely manner.

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MiChart Upgrade is this Sunday, April 14 from 2-5 a.m.

04/11/2019

This Sunday, April 14, is the next upgrade for MiChart, the electronic health system for Michigan Medicine. 

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IT security tips for you—Travel safely with technology & watch for phishing

04/10/2019

Travel plans coming up? Here are some tips to help you spot phishing scams no matter where you are and to travel safely with your technology.

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Coming soon: A helpful way to avoid getting hooked

04/08/2019

Information Assurance will soon be introducing a “Report Phishing” button to the Outlook email system used within Michigan Medicine. The button will be handy way to report quickly and efficiently any email that seems a little “fishy”…..

Security, Services & Support

IA Advisory: Update Apache HTTP Server 2.4 to fix privileged access vulnerability

04/08/2019

This information is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university servers running Apache HTTP Server.

 

SUMMARY: A privileged access vulnerability has been found in Apache HTTP Server 2.4. An attacker having access to run arbitrary scripts on the web server could use this flaw to run code on the web server with root privileges. Update to the latest version to fix the vulnerability. This is most urgent in web hosting environments.

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Registration now open for Enriching Scholarship 2019: Where teaching and technology meet

04/02/2019

Enriching Scholarship is a free, four-day event from May 6-9, 2019, that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy.

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