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

How to stay secure on public WiFi networks

While out and about, you pull out your mobile device and several public wireless networks pop up. Those free WiFi connections entice you as you mindfully consider your mounting data usage charges. Considering all the information security threats out there, … Continued

“Heartbleed” Website security regarding UNC-CH

Many computers that provide access to Internet content are vulnerable to an internet security exploit called “Heartbleed” including UNC networks. The bug affects software that a majority of secure websites (those that start with “https”) use to encrypt personal and … Continued