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Every October, UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS), in conjunction with National Cybersecurity Alliance and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), uses Cybersecurity Awareness Month to heighten our campus community’s awareness about cyber risks and online safety practices. October 2020’s topics covered some critically important information to help us protect our identities and devices in a [Read More]

The Internet of Things (IoT) in healthcare is growing rapidly. With numerous IoT devices connected across healthcare networks, risks and threats could potentially affect people’s safety, and even have life-and-death implications. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that requires national standards that govern patient health information, including [Read More]

There are many highly sophisticated systems in the information technology marketplace that work to protect our data. However, there are little things we should do every day to protect our equipment, software, and personal information. Follow this checklist as your first line of defense against cyber criminals…   Update and encrypt all my devices, applications, [Read More]

Cybersecurity is the processes, software, and people that protect systems, networks, programs, and other internet-supported devices. Cyber attackers steal, use, and destroy sensitive and personal information for their own gain. Despite the sophisticated methods used to steal and protect data, securing data and information does not necessarily require advanced IT certifications or tech knowledge. The [Read More]

Co-led by the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), Cybersecurity Awareness Month, now in its 17th year, helps individuals, businesses, and institutions educate themselves about cyber risks and online safety practices. In this time of increased remote learning and working, it is imperative that the UNCG community invest itself in protecting [Read More]