IT News - April 2021

  • April 02, 2021
  • News

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

UC’s Targeted in Cyber Attack

The UC community along with other agencies have been targeted in a national cybersecurity attack. Some groups are receiving extortionary emails in attempts to scare people into giving money in exchange for “stolen” data. If you receive a suspicious email, make sure to report the email through the Report Suspicious button within Outlook or forward the email to DangerousEmail@mednet.ucla.edu.

Learn more about these attacks from UCNet →

Outlook Desktop Client Outlook Web App (OWA)
Image of report suspicious button on the Outlook desktop client
Image of highlighted ellipses within OWA to help find report suspicious button
Image of highlighted report suspicious button within OWA ellipses menu

FindTime Outlook add-in

By Monday April 5, you can use FindTime, an Outlook add-in for scheduling meetings. With FindTime, organizers can propose multiple time options based on availability and allow attendees to vote on their preference, minimizing the back-and-forth emails in scheduling. If you do not see FindTime, make sure to restart your Outlook desktop client.

Image of FindTime Outlook add-in

 

Learn how to install and use FindTime →


Transition to More Reliable Paging Solution

To transition to the Spok Mobile Paging application and cancel your physical pager visit our Guide for Spok Mobile Paging application.


Yo-Yo Ma on UCLA HealthBedside iPads

Salastina Los Angeles, a classical music organization that offers UCLA Health patients access to live, one-to-one musical performances, was able to get Yo-Yo Ma to play a private concert for a 4ICU patient via our Bedside iPad! Check out the UCLA Health Instagram to watch.