The University of Michigan has not been affected by the widespread global ransomware attacks on computer networks over the weekend. Even with the U-M campuses — including Michigan Medicine — unaffected at this time, the attack remains a serious, ongoing threat.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research is establishing an open-access archive, DataLumos, where the public can archive valuable government data resources, ensuring their long-term availability.
Information and Technology Services is upgrading the technology behind M-Pathways within Wolverine Access. The upgrade will bring a new look and feel to navigation.
Forged emails carrying messages of hate were sent Tuesday night to several College of Engineering email groups from an anonymous email server.
More than 275 volunteers from the University of Michigan and around the community converged on Shapiro Library last weekend in an emergency effort to preserve scientific data that is at risk of disappearing from government websites.
The university's Information Assurance team is urging faculty and staff to be extra diligent as tax season draws near by being alert to "phishing scams" aimed at gaining access to personal information.
All members of the University of Michigan community now have the option to add extra security to protect personal and university information when logging into online U-M services.
This semester marked a major milestone for teaching and learning at U-M: All course sites moved from CTools to Canvas, a more capable system that has earned praise from faculty and students.
But the work is not done yet.
Open Michigan is relaunching as the home for all things open at the University of Michigan — freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media used for teaching, learning and research.
The site includes expertise and services for open educational resources, open data, and open publications.
Kelli Trosvig will become the university's first vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective Nov. 14. The five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
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How important is Wi-Fi on U-M's Ann Arbor campus? Based on usage statistics for the first day of the fall term, Wi-Fi has become a must-have for U-M faculty, staff and students.
The University of Michigan Library is launching a suite of services as well as a repository that will support researchers throughout all phases of the research data lifecycle, which includes planning, creation, organization, sharing and preservation.
Beginning this fall, members of the Ann Arbor campus community will be prompted to review and update their personal information in Wolverine Access.
A strategic partnership between the University of Michigan and software company Yottabyte promises to unleash a new wave of data-intensive research by providing a flexible computing cloud for complex computational analyses of sensitive and restricted data.
The university's M+Google and M+Box services are transitioning to new wordmarks and names to more effectively align with the institution's branding model.
The M-Pathways Financials & Physical Resources System will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Sept. 15 until 6 a.m. Sept. 19 during a system upgrade.
The system includes the accounts receivable and billing, general ledger, procurement, asset management, space management and inventory applications.
The University of Michigan is revising its information technology security policy to establish a single, comprehensive IT security and information assurance program for the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses and the Health System.
U-M executive officers recently approved changes to several IT policies in the Standard Practice Guide.
Using information technology is integral to how the university conducts its business. The institution provides direction and guidance regarding the fundamental use of IT on its campuses through the following channels: