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What: MAGIC Capture the Flag Competition When: Saturday, November 3 (Registration Closes on Monday, October 29) Where:  UNCG Campus, Elliott University Center (EUC), Dail Room The MAGIC Capture the Flag is an ethical hacking cybersecurity competition for entry-level participants.  UNCG will host up to five teams of four participants, who will work together to solve a [Read More]

Adobe, Inc. recently announced the discovery of several severe security flaws in its popular Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader software, which are used to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). These security problems could allow malicious attackers on the Internet to take control of an affected computer and steal [Read More]

UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) has added Google Drive to the Google Vault retention and e-Discovery service for all UNCG G Suite accounts. This expands the Vault service that previously only handled email retention & e-Discovery. Vault will make it easier for all UNCG employees to retain copies of all work-related electronic documents, including those [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with devices on the GCN running Windows 10 (there is limited support for Windows 7) What: Support for Windows device encryption Why: Disk encryption protects UNCG data if your device is ever stolen or lost. It can also help the University maintain data-use agreements and lessen the risk of a serious [Read More]

It’s tax season, prime time for identity theft. The Internal Revenue Service would like to help you keep safe by offering you some ways you can protect your personal information. Please see the IRS publication “Security Awareness for Taxpayers” for more information on keeping your computer and personal information safe and on how to avoid [Read More]