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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

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

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

How ITS prepared Hasan Asadi for a career in cyber

October 3, 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 seeing the possibilities for careers in cybersecurity. To learn more about other ways … 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 IT Security Architecture team

October 18, 2021

This month, for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we introduce you to the IT Security Architecture team within the Information Security Office (ISO). It is one of four teams within the ISO along with the Network Security team, the Operations and Incident … Continued

ITS Service Desk improves customer experience for resets

February 22, 2021

Since late November, the ITS Service Desk has been using Duo Push to reset customers’ Onyen passwords and to reset and unlock 2-Step verification for Microsoft 365 applications (MFA), including University email accounts. The Information Security Office worked with the … Continued