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Monday, October 11, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join Rod Parrish from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NCDIT), Digital Archivist Jamie Patrick-Burns, and Records Management Analyst Josh Hager for an online presentation that will cover: the technical challenges of Microsoft 365;  navigating the differences in records retention in OneDrive and SharePoint; [Read More]

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has long been considered a best-practice for security, but now it is effectively a prerequisite, minimal practice for digital security.  The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack interrupted summer for a lot of us. The attack began when a hacker got the password to a Colonial pipeline network account. Once the hacker got in, [Read More]

Have you ever gotten an email offering you $500 to wrap your car with an advertisement? These kinds of offers are often a check-cashing scam. The “marketing company” sends you a check to deposit and then instructs you to use the money with a specific business. The trick is that the check is bad and [Read More]

Don’t get scammed by phone calls, emails, or people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Have you ever gotten a phone call threatening that the “IRS” is filing charges against you, or confiscating your property tomorrow? Well, guess what? The real IRS would never call or email you with such claims. The IRS [Read More]

May 10 – 11 go.uncg.edu/UNCGadapt Call for proposals! Adapt 2021 is an interactive, collaborative event for UNCG faculty, staff, and graduate students centered around the joy of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This year’s theme is Reimagining What’s Possible. Proposals should reflect this theme and include ideas for reigniting the spark of teaching and learning now and in the [Read More]