Password managers strengthen online safety

Do you feel confident and comfortable with the system you’re using to manage your work and personal passwords? That assumes you even have a system. With data breaches in the news practically every day, using a password management system is … Continued

Matt Heinze: Collaborating on Project SIR is “fun” (VIDEO)

Since UNC-Chapel Hill launched the Sensitive Information Remediation Project last year, the campus community has demonstrated an exceptional collaborative spirit in scanning, finding, deleting and/or securing sensitive information on University computers. Matt Heinze, an information security specialist with Information Technology … Continued

Update: Project SIR makes progress

The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is now more than 40 percent deployed, up from 20 percent three weeks ago. Since the project launched last year to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information on University … Continued

Breaking through the digital clutter with Project SIR

The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is a campus-wide initiative to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information. UNC-Chapel Hill units, departments and individuals across campus are protecting the University’s sensitive information by participating in Project … Continued

Tech tips: How to cyber secure your digital devices

If you have checked in with us throughout October for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, you should feel much better armed to fend off all those cybercriminals out there. For a refresher or in case you missed a few posts … Continued

Passwords: How to balance security with reality

In recent weeks, nearly five million Gmail addresses and passwords were found on a Russian security site. In a separate incident, a targeted attack on celebrities’ user names, passwords and security questions resulted in the leak of photos. Such incidents … Continued