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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

Two-minute tips to organize your digital life

November 29, 2022

Organize your digital life to start the new year off right. Cleaning up and changing some settings might just make the beginning of the semester feel a little less hectic. The good news is that imposing some order on your … Continued

A future without passwords: Part II

October 31, 2022

In the first article in this two-part series, we explored the industry-wide move to a passwordless system. In this article, we’ll look at a future without passwords for UNC-Chapel Hill. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, ITS News … 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

Boost your mobile security with these tips

October 12, 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In this guest post, Jared Perdue, Information Security Specialist with the Information Security Office, shares how you can boost your mobile security. All month long, ITS News will highlight this year’s theme: See yourself in cyber. … Continued

Get to know your new phone: voicemail to email

September 27, 2022

Picture this: you’ve been trying to nail down some details for what feels like weeks, sending emails and playing phone tag. The good news is that you finally have a voicemail with all the details. The bad news is that … Continued

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