Cyberark Software and Administrator Access

    Privileged (administrator) accounts represent a large security vulnerability that many organizations, including the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, face today. In the hands of an external attacker or malicious employee, privileged accounts could allow attackers to disable security controls, steal confidential information or PHI, commit financial fraud, and disrupt daily operations. With this growing […]

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    Identity and Access Management

    Identity and Access Management is an integral part of the Health Science Center.  Your identity ensures that you have access to the correct resources. Account Management Texas A&M Health Science Center accounts are managed within HSC-ID.  There are three ways an account can be created: Student accounts are created automatically through Banner. Faculty, staff and […]

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    Duo for HSC VPN

    To Connect to HSC resources through VPN you have to register and enroll in TAMHSC Duo Identity.  You will not be able to access VPN from the web client or AnyConnect client untiled enrolled. Enrolling in DUO for VPN access Prior to enrollment, it is recommended to download the mobile app. Navigate to https://vpn.tamhsc.edu; For […]

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    How to setup DUO Two Factor Authentication for Single Sign On (SSO)

    The Texas A&M System’s Single Sign-On service handles your logon access to web based applications which have chosen to use Single Sign-On as their authentication method. These include the services that we use for purchasing, travel, HR, benefits, leave, time tracking and more. Due to the sensitive nature of the applications protected by SSO, we […]

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    Attestations in HSC-ID

    An attestation is a process that verifies information in HSC-ID. This can cover a whole range of topics, but mainly deals with the following areas: Group ownership: are you still the owner? HR liaisons: is this person in this role or not? Non-employee and inactive accounts: does this person still need their HSC account? This […]

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    Attestations – Frequently Asked Questions

    What is an attestation? An attestation is a process in HSC-ID that makes sure certain information is correct and up-to-date.   Why am I getting an email about it? HSC-ID sees you as a decision maker in the attestation process and needs your input.   How do I know what HSC-ID is requesting from me? […]

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    Retained Access – Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the Retained Access Process? This is a process that an HR liaison initiates when they want to extend an employee’s access to their TAMHSC account past their leaving date. It is started by submitting a Retained Access request through HSC-ID’s web site. Who can request Retained Access? Only HR liaisons can request this […]

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    Delegate Approval Responsibility in HSC-ID

    Log into the HSC-ID Web Portal Click on Delegation under the “My Actions” tab You should see a list of delegations like the one below (names have been blurred out for privacy): If you want to delegate ALL of your approval responsibility, just click on “Delegate all my responsibilities” below. Otherwise, you will need to […]

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