• Notification: Important changes to access Clinical Follow-Me-Desktop (FMD) coming – Immediate action required

    Computers used to access the clinical FMD environment will be required to have a new software product called VMWare View installed in order to access the environment after March 29, 2017. 

     

    For University Owned Computers - On March 11, 2017, the Medical School IT department is deploying the required software to most university owned computers that need this software.  If your university owned computer does not receive this software, you may visit the IT SoftStore after March 17 to request an automatic installation of the software title “FMD Client”.

     

    For Student and/or Personally Owned Computers – Please visit this link to locate instructions for downloading and installing the software on your computer.

     

    For more information, please visit this website hosted by UMMHC.

  • Notification: Important changes to access Clinical Follow-Me-Desktop (FMD) coming – Immediate action required

    Computers used to access the clinical FMD environment will be required to have a new software product called VMWare View installed in order to access the environment after March 29, 2017. 

     

    For University Owned Computers - On March 11, 2017, the Medical School IT department is deploying the required software to most university owned computers that need this software.  If your university owned computer does not receive this software, you may visit the IT SoftStore after March 17 to request an automatic installation of the software title “FMD Client”.

     

    For Student and/or Personally Owned Computers – Please visit this link to locate instructions for downloading and installing the software on your computer.

     

    For more information, please visit this website hosted by UMMHC.

Protect Your Data

Protect Your Data

Protect Yourself

Information Security articles and best practices for faculty, staff and students. If there’s an article or guideline you’d like us to write about, please provide feedback to ITSecurity@umassmed.edu

  • Oct 09 2014 Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Cybersecurity is one of our country’s most important national security priorities, and we each have a role to play—cybersecurity is a shared responsibility.

  • Sep 04 2014 Safe Password Management

    Safe Password Management

    For a safe password management, a “Password Manager” can be used as long as the following guidelines, which are recommended by UMass Medical School Information Security, are followed.. Read more

  • Aug 18 2014 Mobile Viruses - How to Keep Your Mobile Device Safe?

    Mobile Viruses - How to Keep Your Mobile Device Safe?

    As the use of more capable cell phones increases so does the need to protect them from hacking. Cell phones are often as vulnerable as laptops and PCs to being hacked. One popular attack is for cyber crooks to deploy fake Wi-Fi or Bluetooth devices that infect your mobile device. In some public places these devices can push a file to your phone... Read more

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