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January 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Cybercrime – Protecting your Assets at Home and at Mayo

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

January 16, 2018 Tech Talk on Cybercrime: This was focused on understanding and protecting your identity in the digital age – the latest on cybersecurity from online standards, updates in Mayo’s security requirements that affect you, hacking awareness, increasing your digital defense and what you need to do in 2018 to minimize chances of becoming […]

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January 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Volunteering at a Mayo Clinic Near You

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Volunteers are a vital part of Mayo Clinic’s mission to provide the best care to every patient. Every day, volunteers of all ages spend countless hours serving patients and visitors in key areas throughout Mayo Clinic. If you have the heart to volunteer, you will be fulfilled in a unique way. In giving, you will […]

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January 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Improving Security When Logging Onto Select Websites

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Two factor (or two step) verification is not just for Mayo access to our intranet and other online services. Now many commercial websites as well as many banks offer two factor verification as an added measure for your security when access an online account. The January newsletter from our Office of Information Security has more […]

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November 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Having Trouble with Outlook Access (Webmail) – Read on…

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Since Oct 24th and the expected change in Outlook Web Access (Webmail), we have identified problems that are going to lead to more people to seek an alternate email host or begin to use Remote Desktop to a computer located in the Emeritus Center. As you know using mcmail or imail (with Remote Access) one […]

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October 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment

IMPORTANT! Outlook Web Access changes effective October 24th

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Outlook Web Access (webmail) allows email access from any device connected to the internet.. These changes affect Outlook Web Access from these addresses: Effective October 24th in an effort to improve information security, Outlook Web Access will only allow viewing of selected types of files and file downloads of any size will no longer be […]

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August 29, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Understanding MMSI’s role in Mayo Clinic benefits

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

A recent announcement of Medica acquiring MMSI (doing business as Mayo Clinic Health Solutions) has brought up many questions related to our Mayo Clinic benefits. The Total Rewards team put together a Q & A document to address benefits concerns related to this transition. This appeared on the August 29th Mayo News Center and this Q […]

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June 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment

More on Making Sense of The Mayo Clinic Internet Restrictions

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Question: I use my mayo.edu address exclusively for emailing. Can I continue to use this for my personal email at home and on a Mayo device. Answer: It is preferred that you use a personal email provider such as Yahoo, Gmail, Charter, etc for personal use if at all possible. We realize this is inconvenient. […]

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May 30, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Important Message from Mayo News Center

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Internet restrictions: Answers to how long and why May 26, 2017 Staff restrictions on internet use are estimated to be in place for 90 days while security enhancements are being developed. During this time: You should never check personal email (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Charter, etc.) from any Mayo Clinic laptop, workstation or clinical system. You […]

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March 27, 2017 · Leave a Comment

A Mayo Clinic E-Newsletter

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

Get “Housecall” – A Mayo Clinic Newsletter Sheldon Sheps recently acquainted me with “Housecall,” a FREE Mayo Clinic Newsletter that provides the latest health information from experts here at Mayo. You get: Featured Topics Expert Answers Current Blogs Healthy Recipes Videos and Slide Shows To subscribe, you just signup with your email address at: Mayo […]

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March 24, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Florida Emeriti News

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

New Leader of Florida Emeriti Dr. John Odell, Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery has assumed the leadership role for emeriti at the Florida campus. The group has had informal monthly luncheons in the past and now will introduce presentations by members at each of the meetings. At the meeting February 17th Dr. Odell started this series […]

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