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Beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, Google will begin enforcing a security update to Google Drive. Users who own or manage impacted files will be notified about the affected files beginning Monday, July 26, 2021.  This security update adds a resource key that makes sharing links from Google Drive more secure. When file links are updated, [Read More]

It’s summer and we are in the natural disaster season. When disasters happen, giving to a charity is a great way to help those in need. I don’t know about you, but when I give money to a cause, I want to make sure that it’s going where it’s supposed to.  Criminals take advantage of [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]

As part of the UNCG multi-factor authentication (MFA) implementation project, beginning Tuesday, April 13, 2021, UNCG’s Shibboleth Single Sign-On (SSO) service and Citrix’s MyCloud will authenticate users using Microsoft Azure Active Directory. As a result, the login experience will closely mirror those of other University services, such as Gmail, Zoom, and Canvas, for which the [Read More]

Posted on March 18, 2021 In 2020, 81%of online data breaches reported worldwide were due to compromised credentials. When an individual adds a second authentication factor (a second piece of evidence in addition to a password to verify identity), the likelihood of their credentials being compromised drops to 0.1%. To bolster data security of the entire [Read More]