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In this fast paced world of ever-changing technologies, we must protect our information technology (IT) and our data. If You Connect, You Must Protect If a device is connected to the internet, it must be protected. Make sure the security software, web browser, and device’s operating systems are up-to-date. Check out this informative article on [Read More]

These three simple steps help secure your identity and UNCG login credentials. Avoid phishing. Use strong passphrases. Turn on two-factor authentication. Avoid Phishing Would you recognize a phishing email if you got one? Common signs of phishing emails include: “Urgent: Your account needs updating!” Attackers want to make you panic so that you will hand [Read More]

  CHECK YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS Sally knows that oversharing on social media can have long term consequences. She double-checks her privacy settings for her internet accounts monthly. Sally un-tags herself from photos where multiple people are tagged because she read that, if others in the photo have loose privacy settings, her privacy can be compromised [Read More]

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now in its sixteenth year, this important campaign encourages people, businesses, and institutions to educate themselves about cyber risks and online safety practices. Because the internet is so prevalent in our hyper-connected world, protecting our online identity, data, and devices is critical. In October, UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students with computers running Windows What: Microsoft releases critical patch for all versions of Windows On September 23, 2019, Microsoft released a critical update for all versions of Windows to address a severe vulnerability in the Windows operating system. ITS is releasing this patch to protect our computers. UNCG-owned computers: Friday, [Read More]