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Information Technology Services

Protecting University data is important. For increased data protection, UNCG uses CloudLock, a cloud security service operated by Information Technology Services (ITS). CloudLock scans cloud storage services like Google Drive and Box to guard against inadvertent exposures and ensure data security. These scans check data patterns and file permissions to determine if there might be a security risk. [Read More]

(This communication was emailed to all faculty on 5/2/2017) If you are leaving campus for the summer, and you are not sure when you last reset your password, Information Technology Services (ITS) recommends that you consider changing your password. Taking this step now will ensure you have uninterrupted access to your user accounts and any [Read More]

Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks Be careful when following links in emails or email attachments. Especially in emails from unknown sources. Use discretion when using your iSpartan credentials to log into sites outside of the uncg.edu domain. Never reset your password on any site other than reset.uncg.edu. If you have any doubts about the authenticity [Read More]

An upcoming update to the Firefox browser will result in Google Hangouts temporarily not having video and audio functionality. Google is aware of the issue and is working to develop a solution. Firefox will be upgrading to Firefox version 52, which is scheduled to be released on March 7.  Firefox 52 will no longer support [Read More]

On or soon after February 13, 2017 iSpartan Gmail users will no longer be able to send or receive email with Javascript files (.js) attached. Users who need to share Javascript (.js) files should use Google Drive or other Cloud storage solutions. For security purposes, Google prevents attaching certain file types, such as .exe and [Read More]