IT News

New and Improved Features for Office 365

  • 2016 - Learn more about Microsoft Office 365 features that are being added this year, and get links to additional content to help you take advantage of these improvements and additions.



University of Miami's VPN Upgrade

  • August 2016 - University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) has initiated a virtual private network (VPN) upgrade, which provides the University community with more efficient external connectivity to resources within the University of Miami network.



Don't Get Phished - Protect Yourself and Stop Identity Theft

  • June 2016 - Phishing is a form of fraud, in which an attacker tries to learn private information (such as login credentials) by masquerading as a reputable entity or person (usually via email).

Enroll in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Today!

  • June 2016 - Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is now required for all University of Miami faculty, staff, and student employees. MFA uses a second factor (ex. mobile phone or landline) 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.

InfoEd Support Transitioning to the UMIT Service Desk

  • May 2016 - InfoEd customer support will soon be transitioned to the UMIT Service Desk. Once completed, you will be provided with 24/7 support.



Stay Secure: Change Your CaneID Password Online


UHealth Wireless Network Modified

  • December 2015 - As part of the University of Miami’s effort to improve wireless connectivity, the UHealth wireless network at the Medical campus was restricted to those with an account on the Medical domain.

SecureCanes Wireless Network Update

  • July 2014 - As part of the University of Miami’s initiative to improve wireless connectivity, UMIT updated the 802.1x certificate for the SecureCanes wireless network (across all campuses).