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Upgrade to BUMC VPN starting July 25

July 9th, 2013 in Changes, News.

On July 25, 2013 we will be releasing an upgrade of the Cisco AnyConnect VPN clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  After July 25 any login to VPN will automatically upgrade to the new version.   The current version has vulnerabilities that could be exploited as well as an expired application... More

Centrally Funded Computer Support Begins July 1

June 28th, 2013 in Featured, News.

Over the past few months BUMC Information Technology has been enrolling departments into a new support structure that is centrally funded by the schools, initiated by Provost Antman and Bobby Sprinkle, Executive Director, BUMC IT. Starting July 1 this new support structure officially begins for BU departments on the Medical... More

Secure Paper Shredding June 13

June 8th, 2013 in Event, Featured, Information Security, News.

BUMC IT and BU IS&T Information Security will be sponsoring a paper shredding day, Thursday, June 13 from 10am to 1pm along the Talbot Green.  Bring any work related or personal documents that you would like to have securely shredded on site at the shredder truck.  We will also have... More

Welcome Kousalya Jagadisan

May 29th, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Please join us in welcoming Kousalya Jagadisan, Application Developer II, as the newest member of BUMC IT Application Services.  Kousalya joins us most recently from EzeCastle Software, where she worked on an options trading ticket interface using C# & TFS, among other projects. She received her M.S. in Computer Science from... More

Ongoing Thursday Morning BUMC Computer Patching

April 3rd, 2013 in News.

Every Thursday morning from 2 a.m. – 6 a.m., all BUMC Computers configured for Standard Patching will be rebooted to perform updates on Windows, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Java and other software applications. Please leave your computer on Wednesday nights so patching can occur. Make sure you save any... More

Welcome (back) Brian Gerdon!

March 11th, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Please join us in welcoming back Brian Gerdon to the BUMC IT team. Brian started off as a student employee years ago.  When he graduated BU he worked as a full time staff member in the networking group under Graham Ward.  Brian receved several promotions in his time at BU eventually becoming the Manager of Networking... More

BUMC Computer Maintenance Overnight on February 13th

February 13th, 2013 in Changes, News.

On Thursday, February 14th from 2 a.m. – 6 a.m. all BUMC Desktops set for Standard Patching will be rebooted to perform updates on Windows, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, and various third-party software. For a complete listing of the patches applied, see the Patch Listing... More

BUMC IT offers Qualtrics training

February 11th, 2013 in Event, New Service, News, Training.

BUMC Information Technology is excited to offer instructor lead training for Qualtrics Online Survey Software. BUMC staff and faculty can choose from class at 2-3pm or 3:15-4:15pm, Wednesday February 13th.  Training will take place in L213 at the School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord St. Qualtrics Survey Software is a... More

Welcome, Eran!

January 17th, 2013 in New Hire, News.

Earlier this month Eran Spira joined our team at BUMC IT as Client Support Specialist. Eran was a student employee at Berklee Student Computer Support Center where he provided Level 1 & 2 support on a wide variety of issues on Apple devices. Prior to that he worked for several years... More

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (for cyber criminals, too)

December 7th, 2012 in Featured, News, Tips.

This time of year is wonderful.  People are thinking of others a little more and reaching out to them again if they haven’t talked in a while.  Unfortunately, as with any other time when behavior can be predicted, the bad guys are working overtime to try to take advantage of... More