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10 things you didn’t know about Wi-Fi at Carolina

August 25, 2022

You probably already know that UNC-Chapel Hill’s primary Wi-Fi network is eduroam, but how much do you know about eduroam or the other two Wi-Fi networks at UNC? 1. How do you pronounce eduroam? Say the “edu” like “education.” That’s … Continued

Improve your Zoom with new features

June 21, 2022

1. Have fun  We use Zoom for more than just meetings — holiday parties, birthdays, happy hours and team building sessions give us opportunities to have fun with our colleagues. In the early days, virtual backgrounds were the only way … 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

Think Green IT for Earth Day

April 20, 2022

If Earth Day has you “thinking green,” don’t forget about technology.   It’s easy to see how working from home reduces our personal environmental footprint, whether that’s by commuting less and burning fewer fossil fuels, using fewer dry-cleaning services or by … 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

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