J. Michael Barker named Interim Chief Information Officer

January 31, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30, Provost Robert A. Blouin announced that J. Michael Barker will serve as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective February 1. Mike has served in a variety of roles since joining … Continued

An important update on phishing

May 14, 2018

College campuses across the country, including UNC-Chapel Hill, continue to be high-value targets for phishing campaigns. Access to our digital resources – from research to emails to financial information – is prized by online criminals. For example, phishers often use stolen credentials to receive … Continued

2-Step Verification Requirement for Student Financial Access in ConnectCarolina

February 5, 2018

Beginning on February 15, ConnectCarolina will require 2-Step Verification when accessing the student financial portion of ConnectCarolina. This includes student bill pay and direct deposit account access.  How 2-Step Will Change Your ConnectCarolina Experience How you log in to ConnectCarolina will not change – how your access student … Continued

A Message from the CIO on the Expansion of 2-Step

January 25, 2018

Dear Carolina Community, I am writing to inform you of our plans to expand the use of 2-Step Verification on campus in 2018. This continues the work that ITS has already completed to put select digital resources, such as the online W2, VPN and administrative IT applications, behind 2-Step Verification protection. A … Continued

2-Step Verification Requirement Coming for VPN

August 9, 2017

Beginning on September 18, 2-Step Verification will be required to access campus VPN. 2-Step helps to keep your account and the entire campus community secure.  2-Step Benefits The main benefit of activating 2-Step Verification is a significant increase in protection of your account from … Continued

What you need to know about Splunk at ITS Middleware

April 12, 2017

In the fifth post of a Getting to Know series about ITS Middleware Services, the Middleware team shares statistics that enlighten us about the use of Splunk at UNC-Chapel Hill. The group also outlines the ways that it is expanding … Continued

About Splunk: A Q&A with Patrick Casey

April 10, 2017

In this Q&A, ITS Middleware Services Manager Patrick Casey talks about Splunk–what it is, why ITS uses it and where UNC-Chapel Hill is headed in its use of the system. This Q&A is the fourth post in a Getting to … Continued

An at-a-glance look at ITS Middleware’s key services

March 29, 2017

In the second post of a Getting to Know series about ITS Middleware Services, the Middleware team highlights eight of the group’s key service offerings, in the chart below. The series launched with Middleware Services Manager Patrick Casey, in a … Continued