“If I were starting a new lab at SPH, what guidance does IT offer?”

The Department of Information Technology has created the following checklist to pose various questions that each lab should consider. The questions below are a starting point for beginning conversation with your trusted advisors in the IT department.  Each question can surely lead to more questions, and we are here to help.  Please do not hesitate … Continue reading ““If I were starting a new lab at SPH, what guidance does IT offer?””

IT Help Desk re-opening Monday March 21

The Department of Information Technology is pleased to announce that the Help Desk, located in Kresge LL-15, will re-open its doors on Monday morning, March 21st, at 8am.  Hours of operation will be Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm. Providing exceptional customer service remains our focus. In pursuit of that goal, we are launching a … Continue reading “IT Help Desk re-opening Monday March 21”

Data Privacy Week: 1/24-28

This week, January 24-28, is Data Privacy Week, a good opportunity for us to think about the choices we make with our data, and how organizations in government, academia, and the private sector use the data we entrust to them. Personal privacy choices All of us have an interest in understanding and, where possible, controlling … Continue reading “Data Privacy Week: 1/24-28”

WiFi Security for Old Operating Systems

As of January 10, 2022, the following changes will be made to secure Wi-Fi (“Harvard Secure” and “eduroam”) to maintain compliance with the Harvard Information Security Policy. Systems running versions of Windows prior to 8.1 will be prevented from on-boarding to “Harvard Secure” and “eduroam” as they are no longer supported by Microsoft.  This change … Continue reading “WiFi Security for Old Operating Systems”

Application Modernization

To improve cybersecurity and maintainability, all applications that were hosted on our old ColdFusion servers are now on newer infrastructure. For more information: Course Evaluations Faculty Activity Reports If you have further questions or need assistance, please contact the Helpdesk.

A new Qualtrics template for Harvard Chan surveys

This is to let you know that all surveys currently using the “Public Health” theme in Qualtrics will soon receive a fresh appearance. A collaboration between the HSPH Web Apps and Communications teams, the new template focuses on making survey forms more readable, accessible, and compliant with current branding standards. Note: If your Qualtrics form … Continue reading “A new Qualtrics template for Harvard Chan surveys”