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Checking your credit report is one of the most important ways you can protect yourself online. There are many reasons you should check your credit report at least once a year. Here are five: Prevent identity theft. One of the first signs of identity theft or credit card fraud is finding unrecognized names and accounts [Read More]

Have you heard about two-factor authentication? It’s everywhere these days… Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple…. and UNCG! With two-factor authentication, hackers cannot take over your accounts, even if they get your password. By using your password in conjunction with another device such as your smartphone, you add an extra layer of security for your accounts. Watch [Read More]

Do you know how to recognize phishing emails? Some of the common signs to look for include: Creating a sense of urgency: Attackers want to make you panic so that you are more likely to make a mistake. Example: Subject of email is “Urgent: Your Accounts Needs Updating” Asking for personal info: An attacker’s goal is [Read More]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. In order to prevent theft, unauthorized access, and loss of sensitive information: Never leave your mobile devices unattended in a public place. Always lock your device when you are not using it. Protect your mobile device with a passcode or PIN. Throughout October, Information Technology Services (ITS) will [Read More]

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 fifteenth year, encourages individuals, businesses and institutions to take time to educate themselves about cyber risks and online safety practices. [Read More]