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Recently, county authorities in several states have reported that some of their residents are receiving “Distraint Warrant” letters from a non-existent “Tax Processing Unit” in their jurisdictions. The so-called Distraint Warrant reports a false outstanding tax debt owed to the county by the recipient; warns that “levying procedures will begin within 15 days of its [Read More]

On Monday, April 4, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Information Technology Services (ITS) will enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for AnyConnect VPN (GCN-VPN). This change is part of the recent measures to tighten UNCG’s cybersecurity. After MFA is enabled, connecting to GCN-VPN will require faculty and staff to complete the usual MFA process when connecting [Read More]

Beginning Monday, March 28, 2022, UNCG’s Information Technology Services (ITS) will deploy the cyber security safeguards listed below. These prevention measures are being put in place as stated by the Executive Steering Committee, IT Governance at UNCG, and in response to Federal, State, and UNC System warnings about cyber-attacks against the United States by the [Read More]

The following statement was issued on Friday, March 18, 2022, by the Executive Steering Committee, IT Governance at UNCG members: Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Debbie Storrs, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Robert Shea, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Tina McEntire, and Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Donna Heath. The War & Federal Warnings [Read More]

Keeping UNCG data and user information safe in times of war In response to Federal, State, and UNC System warnings and mandates about escalating cyber warfare coming out of Eastern Europe, UNCG’s Information Technology Services (ITS) Information Security team is vigilantly securing UNCG’s technology infrastructure against attack. As a research institution, UNCG’s network is a [Read More]