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Three tips to help protect your digital privacy

January 23, 2023

It’s Data Privacy Week and ITS is celebrating by sharing tips to help you protect your digital privacy at work and at home. Here are some tips to help you shield your identity, important documents, passwords and data from prying … Continued

A future without passwords: Part I

October 27, 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 understanding the cat and mouse game of cybersecurity and how you fit into … Continued

MFA bypass: how bad actors can circumvent strong security

October 20, 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In this guest post, Drew Trumbull, Incident Response Team Lead with the Information Security Office, shares how malicious actors find ways around strong security measures. All month long, ITS News will highlight this year’s theme: … Continued

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