Sunday, March 10, marks the beginning of Eastern Daylight-Saving Time (DST) which will result in skipping the hour from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Starting Tuesday, February 13, Microsoft Teams users will be prompted to upgrade to the latest version. While users may notice only modest changes to the overall look-and-feel, the new Teams experience offers some significant benefits:
This message is intended for U-M faculty and staff, as well as U-M IT staff who are responsible for securing university-owned data.
The new year brings new functionality to Duo at U-M.
The next MiChart upgrade is planned for Sunday, April 21. This will be the first planned upgrade for 2024 with a goal to introduce new features, limit impact to the organization, and maintain regulatory requirements.
Between now and April, Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) will be upgrading CoreImage PCs to Windows 11, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system. More ...
No action is needed for CoreImage machines. This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university devices running the Google Chrome web browser. It will also be of interest to individuals who have Chrome installed on their own devices.
A URL redirect ensures end users who bookmarked your site can still access it. Learn more about requesting redirects that will be in place through 2029.
Team streamlines patient portal communication
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This notice is intended for the U-M Security Community and IT Groups. Please share this message with faculty, staff and students in your unit.
ALERT: Update Google Chrome ASAP for Zero-Day Vulnerability (no action needed for CoreImage machines)
This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for university devices running the Google Chrome web browser. No further action is needed for CoreImage users. It will also be of interest to individuals who have Chrome installed on their own devices.
The in-person services will be closed for the holiday.
City Events Group will join HITS in supporting events across the hospital and medical school.
NOTE: EDEM is in the process of getting the updated version packaged and will be deploying it to all CoreImage devices in the coming days - there is no action CoreImage users need to take. However, it will be of interest to individuals who have Chrome installed on their own devices.
Protect your team’s hard work. Incorporate these offboarding practices for a secure and seamless transition.
The in-person services will be closed for the holidays.
There has been an increase in phishing scams that utilize or imitate legitimate U-M services, such as Duo and DocuSign. Please be aware of these ongoing scams and share this information with faculty, staff and students in your unit.
On Thursday, November 16th at 6:00 a.m., HITS will implement the ability to view Outlook calendars across Michigan Medicine, Sparrow, and U Health-West.
Newsweek calculated scores for each hospital by weighing recommendations from peers, patient experience data, hospital quality metrics and patient-reported outcome measures implementation.
Duo Remember Me for seven days is now available across applications where you sign in with your Michigan Medicine (Level-2) credentials.
VMware has released updates to address a critical vulnerability in VMware vCenter Server that could lead to possible remote code execution. Affected VMware servers and components should be updated as soon as possible after appropriate testing. Because of the severity of the vulnerability and the lack of workaround to mitigate it, VMware has released patches for some legacy versions of their products, as noted below.
Help spread awareness of student ticket scams
ITS Information Assurance recently has seen an increase in the sophistication of student football ticket scams. Please be aware of these ongoing scams and share this information with your student population, student advisors, and faculty.
The scammers use GroupMe or other social media to offer U-M football tickets for sale. Then the scammers follow up by sending forged emails that appear to come from real students’ @umich.edu email addresses. The emails:
Students should be suspicious of offers for football tickets and should send a new, separate email to the seller’s @umich.edu email address to verify their identity. If they reply to a message they received, the reply-to address will most likely be another email address and they may not notice if they are not paying attention.
Refer to How to Spot a Spoof for tips on recognizing clues that indicate an email might be spoofed or forged.
Students who have fallen victim to one of these scams, which resulted in loss of money, should contact the University of Michigan Police Department at 734-763-1131.
An update to address a high-severity vulnerability in curl and libcurl, a command line tool and library for transferring data, has been released with curl 8.4.0. Apply the patch as soon as possible after appropriate testing to affected systems, especially those using SOCKS5 proxies.
Sunday, October 22, 2 - 4:30 a.m., the Fall MiChart upgrade will occur. This will be the final planned upgrade for 2023.
This will impact all MiChart users and users of applications that send data to or receive data from MiChart.