Web Application Vulnerability Scanning

Short description

Discovery Commons performs proactive online vulnerability scanning on websites and web applications that contain confidential and (in particular) protected data (such as personal information, or PI), to ensure that all known vulnerabilities have been addressed, and that all reasonable security controls are in place.

Computerized Exam Booking

Short description

Provide consultation and technical assistance on booking and using the Discovery Commons computer labs for computerized exams.

Computer Software Purchasing (LSO)

Short description

The purchasing of licensed software at the University of Toronto is through the Licensed Software Office (the LSO) at the Information Commons.

Web-based File Sharing (ShareFile)

Short description

ShareFile is a cloud-based file-sharing service intended for enterprise use, and is a secure alternative to DropBox (and other consumer-focused systems) for use by staff and faculty members of the Faculty of Medicine.

Computer Labs – Drop-In

Short description

Discovery Commons has Drop-In facilities equipped with laptops and internet access. These rooms are available Monday to Friday from 8am to 5 pm, whenever they are not booked for classes, exams or tests.

Webcasting

Short description

Webcasting is the live streaming of an event so that others can watch and listen to it online from a computer. Webcast academic events are also often called webinars.

Webconferencing

Short description

Support for videoconferencing using web-based tools such as Skype or Google Hangouts.

Computer Lab Booking

Short description

The Discovery Commons has three computer labs which are equipped with laptops and internet access. These labs can be booked by Staff and Faculty to facilitate classes, special seminars, exams and tests.

Website Communications Training

Short description

Communications training related to the use of the WebPac managed website solution.

Computer Hardware Purchasing

Short description

Provides users with a convenient way to purchase computer hardware (desktops, laptops, mobile devices, etc.), by leveraging the tier 1 vendors and purchase agreements negotiated at University level. For the purchase of computer software that does not accompany a hardware purchase, see Computer Software Purchasing.

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