How to protect yourself from phishing

October 28, 2016

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Terri Buckner, Information Security Project Manager at Information Technology Services, explains what phishing is, the extent of the problem and how to protect yourself from phishing attempts. Internet and phone … Continued

Carolina’s IT professionals honored for achievements

October 26, 2016

Three teams and seven individual members of UNC-Chapel Hill’s information technology community have earned recognition for their professional achievements over the past year. The recipients of Carolina’s IT Awards were announced on Friday, October 14, at the CTC Retreat and … Continued

How to protect yourself online

October 26, 2016

IT Security Specialist Chris Demetriou discusses ways to strengthen your cyber security and privacy. He stresses that awareness is your strongest ally for protecting yourself online. Autumn is about upon us. And that means a new school year and soccer … Continued

Campus phone services outage set for early morning of October 27

October 24, 2016

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

October 19, 2016

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

ITS showcases accomplishments in annual report

October 17, 2016

With the release of its 2015-2016 annual report, UNC-Chapel Hill Information Technology Services is pleased to share the organization’s accomplishments over the last academic year and highlight the services performed by its dedicated and talented staff. Every fall ITS publishes … Continued

How to reduce your risk when using debit and credit cards

October 10, 2016

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Dan McLamb, IT Security Specialist at Information Technology Services, discusses ways to reduce your risk when using debit and credit cards. The following guidance is intended for general security awareness, … Continued

How to support cyber security month

October 4, 2016

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

Cyber Security Awareness Month promotes safety

October 3, 2016

All this month during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), ITS News will share tips, resources and insights on ways to protect yourself online. In addition to providing information to empower individual consumers to be safer and more secure online, … Continued

Adobe Creative Cloud launches for students

September 19, 2016

Software suite also available for instructional faculty and staff UNC-Chapel Hill is excited to announce that, beginning today, Monday, September 19, Adobe Creative Cloud licenses are available to all students and to 2,000 instructional faculty and staff. To acquire a … Continued

ITS helps parents at summer orientations too

September 7, 2016

Throughout the summer–weeks and even months before the start of Fall semester, Information Technology Services Service Desk staffers were equipping parents and students with knowledge about the laptops and tech services available to them through the University. From the ITS … Continued