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UNCG is moving to Microsoft 365 as the single destination for file storage and collaboration tools currently provided by Google Workspace, Box, and Zoom. Information Technology Services (ITS) invites all students, faculty, and staff to participate in a survey about how collaborative tools are used at UNCG. The survey consists of about 20 questions and [Read More]

UNCG is moving to one video-conferencing platform, Microsoft Teams. Encourage your colleagues to become early adopters by hosting Teams meetings now! This article will walk you through what you need to know to host collaborative and inclusive meetings in Teams. After the complete transition to Microsoft 365, inviting colleagues on-the-fly to chat in Teams will [Read More]

When criminals go phishing, you don’t have to take the bait. See it, so you don’t click it. Phishing is when criminals use emails to lure you into clicking on malicious content and handing over your personal information or installing malware on your device. It’s easy to avoid a scam email once you know what [Read More]

One of the easiest ways to keep your information secure is to keep your software and apps updated.   Update often. Software updates provide security patches to keep your applications and data secure. Always keeping your software updated is an easy way to stay a step ahead of cybercriminals. Get it from the source. When [Read More]

Stay safe online with this year’s four basic cybersecurity behaviors that will set you up for success. A solid first step is using strong passwords and a password manager.  Data source: PC Mag https://www.pcmag.com/news/average-us-internet-user-is-locked-out-of-10-accounts-per-month   Strong passwords can be long or complex (ITS recommends ways to use passphrases to create a strong password). And cybersecurity [Read More]