Project Type: Enhance Identity and Access Management
What is it? The project is a transition from Kerberos to Active Directory (AD). Kerberos and AD are both systems that manage user credentials at UNC. Why are we doing it? The move is necessary because support for the Kerberos system is fading, and it’s becoming difficult to maintain. By switching to AD, we can ensure a more sustainable and efficient management of user credentials. How does this impact our UNC community? This change should… Read More about Kerberos to Active Directory.
Microsoft is moving to a more secure method of authentication that changes “Push” notifications. The new process for logging into Microsoft 365 gives you an auto-generated number to type into your device. Microsoft doesn’t have an exact switchover date, but the purpose of this project is to get campus ready before Microsoft acts. Pilot groups are currently testing the system. (“Number matching” means that when users go through an MFA Authentication, they see a number… Read More about Microsoft M365 Number Matching for MFA.
What is it? ITS is looking into holistic solutions to replace and modernize the existing access request process and system by creating a completely paperless solution that simplifies the access request process. Solutions include automation of access based on job positions and HR Onboarding/Offboarding processes. We are also making improvements to the existing access request system for better usability and in preparation for the long-term solution. Why are we doing it? The current access request… Read More about Access Request Re-Engineering.