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University websites gaining cookie acknowledgement banner

October 13, 2023

By now, you’re probably accustomed to those website pop-up or banner messages informing you that the website you’re visiting uses cookies and asking you to click on the “I Accept” button. Displaying consent notices that the website is collecting your … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill Privacy Liaisons serve an important role

January 18, 2019

In recognition of Data Privacy Month, ITS News presents this overview of Privacy Liaisons and an introduction to ITS’ two Privacy Liaisons. Privacy Liaisons Privacy Liaisons are appointed by the head of each UNC-Chapel Hill operating unit that has responsibility … Read more

Privacy, security and risk assessments: where it all comes together

October 5, 2017

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Chief Privacy Officer Micki Jernigan explains the purpose and intricacies of privacy reviews and security risk assessments. Privacy reviews and security risk assessments are intended to protect: individuals’ information (students, … Read more

How to protect yourself online

October 26, 2016

IT Security Specialist Chris Demetriou discusses ways to strengthen your cyber security and privacy. He stresses that awareness is your strongest ally for protecting yourself online. Autumn is about upon us. And that means a new school year and soccer … Read more

A Q&A with Carolina’s Chief Privacy Officer

August 8, 2016

Micki Jernigan, Carolina’s Chief Privacy Officer since January, explains what the Institutional Privacy Office does, why it is important to the University and what she enjoys about the job.      What is the Institutional Privacy Office?    The Institutional … Read more

Five limits to the privacy of your email

October 21, 2015

In a guest post for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, April Chang, Business Systems Analyst with the Privacy Office at Information Technology Services, explains the limitations of the privacy of your University email and shares work email best practices.  We … Read more