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University investigates data breach, notifies affected people

December 10, 2013

Update 12/23/13: The University is offering people affected by this incident the option of a one-year subscription to a credit monitoring service that monitors activity at all three credit bureaus, at the University’s expense. The University is notifying these people … Continued

Data breach FAQ

December 10, 2013

Updated: January 2015 What Happened? Why was personal information included in these files? When were the affected records created? How many people were affected by this incident? What actions did the University take in response to this incident? How do … Continued

Cyber education and the next generation of cyber leaders

October 21, 2013

Week four of NCSAM focuses on Cyber Education and the Next Generation of Cyber Leaders. In order to be secure, we need individuals who can use the Internet safely, securely, ethically, and productively and to build a workforce of cybersecurity … Continued

University celebrates cyber security month

September 30, 2013

October marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure that Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. Carolina’s … Continued

Back to School 2013 Message from Chris Kielt, VC for IT and CIO

August 26, 2013

As another academic year begins at Carolina, I welcome our new and returning students, and members of the faculty and staff. Carolina provides tremendous information technology resources, including an excellent research and teaching network with outstanding Internet connectivity. As you … Continued

Waddell and Everett to present on Internet security at Webmasters

January 19, 2012

Stan Waddell, executive director and information security officer, and Alex Everett, security system specialist, will discuss general information security best practices and the Systems Administration Initiative (SAI) at the February Webmasters meeting. The event will take place on Thursday, Feb. … Continued

Conrad, Marinshaw and Waddell author ECAR research bulletin

November 11, 2011

A new research bulletin, Protecting the Security of Research Data, has been published by the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR). Authored by Larry Conrad, vice chancellor for information technology, Ruth Marinshaw, assistant vice chancellor for research computing and Stan … Continued

Phishing arrives via phone, text or email

November 3, 2011

Beth McGuire was at her desk at the Ackland Art Museum when she received the call on her work phone. “The person told me that they represented Microsoft Outlook and that they were calling to warn me that my computer … Continued