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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]

Now, more than ever, UNCG faculty and staff need to be predictably and consistently accessible to our departments, coworkers, families, alumni, and partners. Because of UNCG’s unique culture of care for our students, students especially should be able to use UNCG-provided contact information to reach their instructors and UNCG business offices, whether by phone, chat, [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]

Information Technology Services (ITS) will retire Cisco’s Webex web conferencing service (Meetings, Events, and Training) at the end of our contract on December 7, 2020. The Webex service offering is being phased out to provide a more streamlined set of web conferencing services, which will be a cost savings for the University. Alternate solutions are [Read More]