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How ITS prepared Hasan Asadi for a career in cyber

October 3, 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, ITS News will highlight this year’s theme: See yourself in cyber. In this article, seeing yourself in cyber means seeing the possibilities for careers in cybersecurity. To learn more about other ways … Continued

How to keep your mobile devices secure

October 25, 2021

In a guest post for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Jared Perdue, Information Security Specialist with the Information Security Office, shares tips for keeping your mobile devices secure. Our mobile devices contain a great deal of valuable data. No matter what device … Continued

Meet the IT Security Architecture team

October 18, 2021

This month, for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we introduce you to the IT Security Architecture team within the Information Security Office (ISO). It is one of four teams within the ISO along with the Network Security team, the Operations and Incident … Continued

Network firewalls help protect UNC-Chapel Hill

October 1, 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a national campaign now marking its 18th year. In conjunction with other efforts to promote online safety and security, ITS will share cybersecurity tips, resources, and stories about how the Information Security Office works to … Continued

Organizers call SecurityCon a success

November 2, 2020

SecurityCon 2020 drew a record-breaking number of registrations and attendees — of course via Zoom, given the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information Security Office’s first virtual SecurityCon on October 9 drew more than 150 registrants for the talks, 20-plus for the Capture … Continued

SecurityCon will evolve to cater to a virtual audience

September 22, 2020

The Information Security Office’s annual SecurityCon event will be held on October 9. While the conference will be fully virtual this year, event managers Charlie Mewshaw and Michael Williams of the Information Security Office strive to uphold the success of … Continued

Information Security Office’s jack-of-all-trades is retiring

December 8, 2017

Duo evangelist. Information Security Liaison organizer. Man with the shark hat. Operations team leader. Inaugural-year IT Awards winner. Jack-of-all-trades. Soon, ITS Information Security Specialist Tim Cline will add another description to his name: retiree. Cline retires December 22 after 11 … Continued

Students’ humorous video PSA about phishing wins ITS contest

December 7, 2017

The idea of welcoming a robber into one’s home is obviously absurd, but craft it into a funny 30-second video public service announcement about phishing and you have yourself a winner. A group of UNC-Chapel Hill journalism students did just that to take first place in an ITS cybersecurity contest for the best video PSA for promoting awareness of phishing attempts on campus.

Because I said so? Why policies exist

October 26, 2017

Kim Stahl (MSIS ’97), who works in the ITS Policy Office, provides this guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. She is available to talk about policies, and routinely rewards people who bring her policy issues to address. Contact … Continued