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Meet the Information Security Liaison: Keith Gerarden

June 9, 2022

This is one in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Keith Gerarden Position: Interim Director of Client Services … Continued

Summer travel tech tips

May 26, 2022

There’s a lot to do before you head out of town and it’s a good idea to incorporate some digital housekeeping into your planning.  Install updates Make sure software and devices are up to date. Not only does this help … Continued

Meet the Information Security Liaison: Mark Ingram

May 12, 2022

This is the third in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Mark Ingram Position: Infrastructure and Technical Support … Continued

Meet the Information Security Liaison: Charlie Patton

March 7, 2022

This is the second in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Charlie Patton Position: Desktop Computing Administrator and … Continued

Information Security leader Dennis Schmidt to retire

March 4, 2022

Dennis Schmidt, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Security Officer, will retire effective April 1, after serving the University for more than 24 years. Schmidt has overseen the Information Security and Identity Management teams since 2018. For the three years … Continued

Meet the Information Security Liaison: Hínár György Polczer

February 17, 2022

This is the first in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Hínár György Polczer Position: Technical Support Analyst, … Continued

Phishers are sending malicious links through shared Google docs

December 17, 2021

On December 16, Dennis Schmidt, Chief Information Security Officer, sent out this formal notice asking campus to be super vigilant against increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals. This week our campus was targeted by phishing attacks using a radically different and alarming … 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