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

Security in the cloud: Q&A with Stan Waddell

Watch this week’s Tech on the Street video to learn more about the cloud, and then read our interview with Stan Waddell, Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT Infrastructure and CTO. Stan shares best practices and insights on cloud storage security. … Continued

Project SIR: Dean Richman talks sensitive information protection

The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is a campus-wide initiative with the purpose to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information. Project SIR is being implemented across campus by units, departments and individuals invested in the … Continued

Tech tip: Two-factor authentication

This video is courtesy of the Stop.Think.Connect campaign as part of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month.   As big data breaches such as those targeting Home Depot and Target increasingly grab headlines, one security tool with a technical-sounding name … Continued

Reduce the risk of using a public wireless network

Yesterday’s post was about how to stay secure when using public WiFi networks. Today, we’re sharing a few more tips on the topic. If you decide you’re going to use your mobile device on a public wireless network, you can … Continued