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Campus phone services outage set for early morning of October 27

On Thursday, October 27, Verizon Business will conduct maintenance on the University’s phone system, specifically to the two trunks that route traffic to and from all VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol) phones on campus. The scheduled maintenance will occur sometime between 12:01 … Continued

Ransomware can severely restrict computer access

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Alex Everett, IT Security Architect at Information Technology Services, explains how ransomware works and provides some brief history of its use. Ransomware is a type of malware that, if successfully … Continued

Investigating data compromises: insights from a responder

IT Security Specialist Brian Penders is the lead incident handler at UNC-Chapel Hill. As an incident handler, Penders and his team respond to reports of data compromises that involve University-owned sensitive information. In this blog, which Penders first published on … Continued

How to support cyber security month

EDUCAUSE representatives offer the following tips for getting involved during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Here are six things you and your team can do to show your organization’s support during the month … Continued