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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    All About Phishing

    Phishing is… “A cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals to providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking, and credit card details, and passwords. The information is then used to access important accounts and can […]

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    HSC-ID – Group Ownership

    Group Owners have the ability to control who has access to their group from the HSC-ID web portal.  Owners are generally assigned during the creation of the group, but sometimes are reassigned as job descriptions and business roles change. In some situations, it is necessary for more than one person to have ownership rights for a group. […]

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    Guide to Duo Two-Factor Authentication

    Duo Security for HSC The Office of Information Technology has two-factor authentication through Duo Security. Using Duo can help lower the chances of a malicious user accessing HSC resources. What is Two-Factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts and is separate and independent from your username and password. […]

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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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    Meltdown and Spectre Information

    Meltdown and Spectre are two recently discovered security vulnerabilities that affect all modern processors, computing devices and operating systems. By taking advantage of design flaws in processors, attackers can see sensitive data in your computer that shouldn’t normally be accessible like passwords and encryption keys. Meltdown takes advantage of the isolation that should occur between […]

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    Mac Keychain – Update, Reset, Delete Instructions

    Overview Keychain Access is an OS X app that stores your passwords, certificates, and other sensitive account information; reducing the number of information you have to remember and manage.  When you access a website, email account, network server, or other password-protected items, you may be given the option to remember or save the password. If […]

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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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    Claiming Your TAMU netID and Managing E-mail Forwarding

    What is a NetID? Your NetID is a username you will use to log in to a variety of TAMU systems and services across campus. This username is completely separate from your TAMHSC login and will only be used when accessing TAMU resources like Gateway or the Software Store. Faculty and Staff (this does not […]

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    Adding or Removing Credit from Papercut Account

    Representatives from the colleges will sometimes need to make adjustments to student account balances. This function is only for managers of this system. If you require a balance adjustment or refund for a failed print job, please speak with the Librarian or your Student Services department. How to Adjust a User Balance using the Papercut […]

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