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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

Phish reporting button will benefit campus

July 26, 2021

The Information Security Office will roll out to campus a phish reporting button that enables users to report phishing and spam messages with the click of a button. The ISO hopes that use of this Microsoft Office 365 functionality will lighten the load on the ITS Service Desk and Tier 2. “After several simulated phishing campaigns, a review of … Continued

Students’ humorous video PSA about phishing wins ITS contest

December 7, 2017

The idea of welcoming a robber into one’s home is obviously absurd, but craft it into a funny 30-second video public service announcement about phishing and you have yourself a winner. A group of UNC-Chapel Hill journalism students did just that to take first place in an ITS cybersecurity contest for the best video PSA for promoting awareness of phishing attempts on campus.

ITS Infrastructure & Operations highlights 2016-2017 accomplishments

September 21, 2017

Migrating the University to Microsoft Office 365 consumed significant ITS Infrastructure & Operations resources during the 2016-2017 fiscal year. While that was a massive undertaking, Infrastructure & Operations also accomplished many other projects and initiatives that improved service, performance and access … Continued

How to protect yourself from phishing

October 28, 2016

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Terri Buckner, Information Security Project Manager at Information Technology Services, explains what phishing is, the extent of the problem and how to protect yourself from phishing attempts. Internet and phone … Continued