• 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.

Security Strategy

Security Incident Reporting Procedures

Report all suspected or confirmed Security Incidents Immediately!

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Information Technology (IT) Help Desk (508-856-8643) should be notified immediately of any suspected or confirmed Security Incident involving UMMS Information Technology Assets or UMMS information in electronic or hardcopy format.

To view the full Security Incident Reporting Procedure, click here.

Security Risk Assessment

A risk assessment is an identification and analysis of risks faced by the school, centers, departments or groups. Risk is the potential of an incident happening that may result in unwanted loss of an asset or delay to normal business operations. A risk assessment and mitigation recommendations can be performed by IT Security, mainly for areas handing student-owned, regulated (PHI), and sensitive information. To request a risk assessment, email IT Security at: itsecurity@umassmed.edu or fill out the form below.

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