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Who: Faculty and staff What: Weekly Identify Finder/Spirion sensitive-data scans In a previous article, Information Technology Services (ITS) announced the upgrade from Identity Finder to Spirion, which was postponed, and the normal weekly scans disabled. On Wednesday, February 26, an initial sensitive-data scan will run, and the weekly scans will resume on Tuesday, March 3. [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff Canvas users What: Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT, helps faculty identify accessibility issues in Canvas course content. With the click of a button, UDOIT scans a course, generates a report, and provides resources on how to address common accessibility issues. Created [Read More]

Two laws that address emergency communications recently went into effect: Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act. Ray Baum’s Act, effective December 6, 2019, ensures that precise location information is dispatched with all 911 calls. If a 911 caller is unable to speak to the answering dispatcher, the dispatch center can locate the origination point of [Read More]

On February 13, an email announced the launch of a new Identity Access Management (IAM) application for all UNCG computing accounts. The initiative was first announced to the campus community on October 13, 2019. IAM requires some added security elements to which all UNCG users must comply. The directives have caused some concerns among the [Read More]

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has purchased a campus-wide license for Respondus Monitor and Lockdown Browser. What is it? Respondus Monitor uses the student’s webcam to create a recording of the student’s behavior while they are taking the test. Respondus LockDown Browser is an application that prevents students from accessing other websites, tools, [Read More]