IT News

Online Security

New CaneID Self-Service Portal Look and Password Reset Feature

  • The CaneID Self-Service portal displays a new look and feel, and University passwords are reset via the new CaneID identity management solution.

Stay Secure: Change Your CaneID Password Online

Update Your Chrome Browser to Address High Severity Vulnerabilities

  • Google released an updated Chrome browser in response to various, new high severity vulnerabilities. If you're a Chrome user on Windows, Mac, or Linux, please update your Chrome browser to version 99.0.4844.84 as soon as possible.

New University VPN Solution Available!

  • The University has implemented a new enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solution, GlobalProtect VPN, to replace Pulse Secure VPN.

Duo Implemented Restrictions on Authentications in OFAC-regulated Countries

  • To comply with U.S. regulations, Duo implemented a change in their company policy. Following May 5, 2022 Duo will begin blocking authentications from users whose IP address originates in a country or region subject to economic and trade sanctions by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including Cuba, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, and regions in Russia and Ukraine.

Access UM's Network via UMIT's Approved Remote Access Tools

  • In an effort to reduce potential security risks, UMIT has turned off the ability to log in to the UM network through the use of unsupported remote access tools.

New Email Security Feature: File Attachments Commonly Used to Transmit Viruses or Malicious Software have been Blocked

  • Please be advised that a new email security feature has been implemented to block file attachments that are commonly used to transmit viruses or malicious software in an effort to further protects the University's email system and individual mailboxes.

Enroll in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Today!

  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is now required for all University of Miami faculty, staff, and student employees. MFA uses a second factor, e.g., mobile phone or tablet, to authenticate your login—in addition to your CaneID credentials. Since hackers don't have physical access to these devices while attempting to compromise your account, your information is secure.

Visit the Information Security Office's website for additional online security articles.