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Safe computing is everyone’s responsibility

Information security plays a vital role in protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To do that, we need you to be responsible users of the University’s network and computing resources. This website will provide you with guidance on important issues as you study, research, teach, and work at the University.

Latest News & Tips

Free Event: 10/26/2022 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Event

  To celebrate National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, the Information Security Office is hosting an event this October! When: Wednesday October 26, 2022 from 9am-4pm. Where: Polk Place Cost: Nothing – it’s free! Students, faculty, and staff interested in all things … Continued

Fake Job Scam Emails

We have recently seen a surge in fake job scam emails as attackers know that the semester is starting for universities across the world. The recent scam emails are centered around offering part-time work, often using keywords such as UNCICEF, … Continued

Major Vulnerability Alert – log4j

***Please understand that this is a fluid situation and this post may be updated periodically as new information becomes available*** A critical vulnerability has been discovered in log4j that is actively being exploited.  This is an issue both for systems and web … Continued

There’s a new way to report phishing!

Starting this fall, you may see a new functionality in Outlook that will allow you to report phishing and junk with a quick and simple click of a button. This functionality will exist in the web, desktop and mobile versions … Continued