Information Technology Services

On Wednesday, August 23, 2023, Microsoft 365 (M365) and other UNCG services will begin to display pronouns for faculty, staff, and students who have selected them in UNCGenie. How do I make this happen? See Select Your Displayed Personal Pronouns in UNCGenie. Selecting your pronouns ahead of Wednesday, August 23 will ensure that your pronouns will [Read More]

A malicious phishing campaign that is targeting UNCG students is currently underway. Remember the following, the ITS Service Desk (6-TECH) will never call and ask for your password will never call and ask for your MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) code That information is yours and you must keep that information private! The current phishing campaigns: threaten to [Read More]

UNCG is seeing an uptick in phishing emails. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools allow grifters to create more convincing and harder-to-detect phishing messages. Microsoft filters out many malicious emails, but scammers are constantly improving their methods.  Recent phishing strategies include:  threatening to disable your account unless you take action; offering fantastic work opportunities; and offering deals [Read More]

Be vigilant with financial account security, even when advanced security features are enabled. According to  Federal Trade Commission (FTC), “Consumers reported losing nearly $8.8 billion to fraud in 2022, an increase of more than 30 percent over the previous year.”  One scam that uses social engineering can bypass advanced security measures, like security text codes, [Read More]

Who: Students, faculty, and staff When: Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 8:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m., and if needed Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 8:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. What: Enterprise Networks will be performing network maintenance that could intermittently affect wired, wireless, and remote connectivity. We do not anticipate any extended outages, but the [Read More]