Incoming Freshman Guide

    Getting Started with IT at TAMHSC As an incoming freshman, you’ll have a lot on your mind. Don’t let tech-related questions overwhelm you! The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is here to guide you through everything you’ll need to know about IT at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC). Take Advantage of Special Student Discounts […]

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    HSC Emergency Alert FAQ

    Q: What is the purpose of the emergency alert system at the Texas A&M Health Science Center? A: As mandated by Texas House Bill 2758, for the safety of faculty, staff and students, in the event of a campus emergency, a notification must be sent by using email or telephone notification and any other means the […]

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    Tech Tips for Travelers

    Six quick and easy steps to take in order to make your computing experiences away from home as safe as possible! 1. Download Cisco AnyConnect Virtual Private Network (VPN) The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client allows you to access TAMHSC resources from your personal or work laptop. Even if you don’t need access to TAMHSC resources, a […]

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    DocuSign: Setting up DocuSign

    Overview DocuSign is a digital document signing service available to all Texas A&M Health Science Center faculty, staff, and students. DocuSign enables a fully digital workflow which allows users around the world to electronically sign documents, approvals, and agreements on any device. This tutorial explains how to sign into the DocuSign system and how to […]

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    Data Classification With Spirion

    Data Classification Data Classification is an essential aspect in defining the content of a file type.  In today’s information resources, we see many file types and data types: File Types may include but not limited to…the Microsoft Office platform, PDF, Jpeg, XML files, text files etc… Data types is the information contain in a file: […]

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    Wi-Fi: Eduroam Provides Secure Internet Access at Participating Campuses

    eduroam (education roaming) is a secure network access service developed for the international research and education community. It allows students, staff and faculty to use their home institution’s credentials to access wireless network services when visiting other eduroam-participating institutions without having to set up a guest account with the local institution. You can join the […]

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    Kaltura Access

    The Kaltura video streaming system is currently limited to webmasters and course designers. Administrators: To access the admin console go to: kaltura.tamhsc.edu/admin_console Publishers – Test Server: Publisher Console: kaltura2.tamhsc.edu/secure/Admin Console: kaltura2.tamhsc.edu/admin_console/

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    International Travel

    International Travel Information If you are traveling out of the country there can be some possible risks when taking your own personal or state-owned equipment. The Office of Information Technology is prepared to assist our Faculty and Staff by providing them with everything they need to mitigate the risk of data loss. Many countries have […]

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    Comparison of Google Docs and TAMHSC Cloud

    Basic Features Google Docs (GD) TAMHSC Cloud (TC) Explanation Share files with external users yes yes Both allow sharing with links Store files locally yes yes GD allows local file storage in Google Drive Selectively sync files/folders no yes With TC, right-click for syncing options Sync folders from desktop/laptop yes yes Both share through links […]

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    HSC Approved Cloud Services

    The only fully supported and approved cloud storage solution is TAMHSC Cloud. Click on each category to see information about HSC cloud services and data security.  For more information, please contact the OIT security team at 979-436-0487. Data Classification types are listed in Policy 29.01.03.Z1.05 HIPAA = Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act FERPA = […]

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