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Take charge of your data with these 3 tips

January 22, 2024

ITS is celebrating Data Privacy Week January 21 – 27! Organized by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, Data Privacy Week is designed to help you take charge of your data. This article, adapted from resources produced by the Alliance, sheds light … Read more

Is your multi-factor authentication phish resistant? 

October 23, 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, ITS News will highlight how ITS — and you — keep the University safe. In this guest post, Deric Freeman with the Information Security Office, shares best practices for multi-factor authentication (MFA). … Read more

Panel to discuss current and future challenges in cybersecurity

October 18, 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, the Information Security Office is sharing ways you can protect yourself — and the University — online. Discover more Cybersecurity Awareness Month events, or for tips on strengthening cybersecurity year-round, visit Safe … Read more

Report phishing to protect yourself and the University

October 5, 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, the Information Security Office is sharing ways you can protect yourself — and the University — online. Discover more Cybersecurity Awareness Month events, or for tips on strengthening cybersecurity year-round, visit Safe … Read more

Capture the flag competition tests cyber skills

October 4, 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, ITS and the Information Security Office will highlight how you can keep yourself — and the University — safe online. Check out all Cybersecurity Awareness Month events, or for year-round tips on … Read more

Job scams are on the rise: 5 red flags to watch for

September 12, 2023

Move-in, Fall Fest and a drink from the Old Well are some of Carolina’s best traditions for the beginning of the Fall semester. One of the worst? Job scams. Criminals send phishing emails year-round and use techniques that make you … Read more

Meet Information Security Liaison Deric Freeman

April 6, 2023

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. Position: Operations and Incident Handling Specialist for the Information … Read more

Paul Rivers joins ITS as Chief Information Security Officer

February 6, 2023

Today, February 6, Paul Rivers takes the helm as UNC-Chapel Hill’s next Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Security. The role was previously held by Dennis Schmidt, who retired in April 2022 after 24 years … Read more