NewsBits May 30th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Region Search

Posts by category: Security Issues

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.



Date prong graphic

NCBI Web Site Permanent Redirect to HTTPS Begins November 9

Posted by on September 14th, 2016 0 comments

To improve security and privacy, and to comply with a Federal government mandate, NCBI is moving all of its Web sites and services, including Web APIs, to HTTPS only by September 30, 2016, which was subsequently extended to November 9. At that point, HTTP traffic for GET and HEAD requests will be redirected. All other… Read More »

Posted in: Events, NCBI, Security Issues



Date prong graphic

NCBI Web Pages Will Transition to HTTPS Protocol on September 30, 2016

Posted by on July 14th, 2016 0 comments

To comply with new government-wide security standards, all NCBI Web pages and API services will switch to the secure HTTPS protocol on September 30. At that time, when you visit NCBI web pages, you will see a green lock and https:// in the address bar instead of http://. This lets you know that you are… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NCBI, Security Issues



Date prong graphic

Coming in January: New DOCLINE Password Security Requirements

Posted by on December 16th, 2015 0 comments

Beginning January 7, 2016, DOCLINE account passwords will need to meet new complexity requirements. On January 6, all DOCLINE libraries will receive email instructions on how to change passwords to meet the new requirements. The notification will include the specifics of what constitutes a valid password, as will the “change password” dialog. The specific instructions… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, DOCLINE, NLM Resources, Security Issues



Date prong graphic

NN/LM Ending Support for Internet Explorer 8

Posted by on August 29th, 2014 0 comments

Due to recent software updates on, Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported. Some read-only sections of will continue to be available via IE8. However, anyone using IE8 will probably not be able to submit assignments in online courses utilizing the NN/LM Moodle framework, and may not even be able to access and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, DOCLINE, NLM Resources, Security Issues



Date prong graphic

HHS Launches Second Video Game on Disaster Planning!

Posted by on October 24th, 2013 0 comments

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) has released its second web-based security training module, CyberSecure: Your Medical Practice. This latest game focuses on disaster planning, data backup and recovery, and other elements of contingency planning. Contingency planning helps providers and staff prepare for… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Security Issues

Contact Us

NNLM Pacific Southwest Region
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1798
Phone: (310) 825-1200

Stay Connected

Read the Latitudes newsletter
Keep up with NewsBits blog
Join the PSR-News announcement list
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader