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The website and services outage that began at approximately 8:15 a.m. today is resolved. ITS will continue to monitor service.  Follow the 6TECH status page to get real-time UNCG ITS system updates!  For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email 6-TECH@uncg.edu. — {Original Posting 11/5/2020, 9:08 a.m.} [Read More]

Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Adobe Flash Player reaching end-of-life (EOL) status on December 31, 2020 On December 31, 2020, Adobe will stop distributing and discontinue support for Adobe Flash Player. No updates, including critical security updates, will be released after that date. Recommended Action Adobe recommends that all users uninstall Flash Player before [Read More]

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]

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]