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Phish·ing  \ˈfi-shiŋ\  noun The act of deceiving an online user in order to gain private information by posing as a legitimate company. Since the COVID pandemic began in 2020, phishing attacks and scams have thrived. Today, phishing attacks account for more than 80% of reported security incidents.  Do you know how to recognize phishing emails?  [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Planned downtime for the following services: UNCGenie UNCG Banner Account Provisioning Touchnet Payment Gateway Banner Administrative Pages Workflow Scheduled Banner Jobs running under Application Manager (aka UC4) Banner Document Management System When: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 6:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. (all listed services) Friday, October. 15, 2021, 6:00 [Read More]

Aruba ClearPass authentication servers provide authentication services for the UNCG-Wireless and eduroam wireless networks as well as VPN (GCN and vendor). During the upgrade process, authentication services should be available. However, there is a possibility for intermittent downtime during the process. For technical assistance, submit a , call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH, or email 6-TECH@uncg.edu.

Monday, October 11, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join Rod Parrish from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NCDIT), Digital Archivist Jamie Patrick-Burns, and Records Management Analyst Josh Hager for an online presentation that will cover: the technical challenges of Microsoft 365;  navigating the differences in records retention in OneDrive and SharePoint; [Read More]

(Do You Have A Strong Password?) You know…you’re supposed to have strong passwords so that hackers can’t guess them, and that you’re supposed to have different passwords (passphrases like the title of this article are even better) for different accounts. Keeping up with all of that is a challenge! That’s where password managers come in. [Read More]