• 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.

McAfee Anti Virus Solution

Mcafee

Strong, simple, and fast, McAfee® Complete Endpoint Protection—Enterprise suite provides real-time visibility into security and risk along with unified management. McAfee delivers the highest scoring threat protection to all of your devices, from servers and virtual machines to PCs and mobile devices—in one easy-to-manage, integrated solution. Guard systems and data against complex, stealthy threats with dynamic application control, behavioral intrusion prevention, instant risk assessment, hardware-enhanced security to defend against rootkits, and global threat intelligence across all threat vectors.  

McAfee Anti-Virus Solution & UMass Medical School 

UMMS owned computers must have the managed anti-virus client installed if the computer is used to access and/or store Highly Restricted Use, Confidential and/or Internal data. In order to receive up-to-date anti-virus protection, please ensure the UMMS owned computer has McAfee -- assistance for enrollment in both programs can be coordinated by the IT help desk .

  • Information on how to enroll a Window’s computer is available on the UMMS IT Website
  • Information on how to enroll a Mac through Casper is also available on the UMMS IT Website
  • Please note that Windows XP no longer receives security updates and should not be used
  • Personal laptops, for example student devices, should have an up to date anti-virus client installed as well as being patched regularly. UMMS currently provides McAfee anti-virus client free to students. Please contact the help desk. You are also encouraged use Windows Update, Apple Software Update, or an application like Secunia PSI to identify programs on your computer in need of security update.

 

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