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The fourth and final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is all about making security a priority.  For institutions like UNCG, this means building security into the products and processes we use every day.  As individuals and members of the UNCG community we should… Complete required cybersecurity training to keep the organization safe.  Stay on top [Read More]

This week is Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week led by National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). This week-long campaign encourages everyone to explore cybersecurity careers.  The dynamic field of cybersecurity is rapidly growing and has opportunities for students, veterans, and those seeking a career change. Contact the UNCG Career Services Center at 336.334.5454 or careers@uncg.edu for [Read More]

Phish·ing  \ˈfi-shiŋ\  noun The act of deceiving an online user in order to gain private information by posing as a legitimate company. Since the COVID pandemic began in 2020, phishing attacks and scams have thrived. Today, phishing attacks account for more than 80% of reported security incidents.  Do you know how to recognize phishing emails?  [Read More]

(Do You Have A Strong Password?) You know…you’re supposed to have strong passwords so that hackers can’t guess them, and that you’re supposed to have different passwords (passphrases like the title of this article are even better) for different accounts. Keeping up with all of that is a challenge! That’s where password managers come in. [Read More]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! The line between our online and offline lives is indistinguishable. Protecting yourself online — your identity, data, and devices — is critical in today’s world where the internet is prevalent in nearly every aspect of our lives. National Cyber Security Awareness Month, now in its eighteenth year, [Read More]