Faculty Re-appointments System

Short description

The Faculty of Medicine’s Re-Appointment process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

Faculty Clinical Appointments System

Short description

The Faculty of Medicine’s Clinical Appointment process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

Two-factor Authentication (eToken)

Short description

The eToken is the University of Toronto’s official solution for two-factor authentication (the first factor being the traditional password), replacing the previous SecurID card system. Discovery Commons issues eTokens and installs eToken software for AMS and ROSI account holders in the Faculty of Medicine.

Data Backup for Servers (UTORecover)

Short description

Professionally-managed backup solution provided by Information Technology Services (ITS). Other than the requirement that the client system be on the University’s network, there are virtually no restrictions on the type of hardware, operating system or total amount of data to be backed up.

Web Application Development and Hosting

Short description

Discovery Commons works with our clients to design and develop academic and administrative applications to meet a wide variety of business objectives.

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.

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.

Website Communications Training

Short description

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

Website Development and Hosting (WebPac)

Short description

WebPac is a service of the Faculty of Medicine that provides well-designed, inexpensive and securely managed websites for units within the Faculty of Medicine.

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