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  • Fraud Alert: Venmo

    Members of the UNC community are being targeted by scammers attempting to open Venmo accounts using e-mail addresses. These attempts are likely for use in future impersonation scams. While Venmo’s account confirmation process has been helpful in preventing the fraudulent activity from being completed, it is of the utmost importance that users remain vigilant and consider the following if they receive an unexpected e-mail:… Read More about Fraud Alert: Venmo.

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    LastPass Premium is Free for the UNC Community!

    LastPass Premium is great way to secure and simplify your digital life. Go beyond storing passwords and experience additional protections for your digital life with unlimited device type access and advanced security features in LastPass Premium. You can find instructions at on how to claim your account, or you can always contact the ITS Service Desk via or 919-962-HELP for further assistance. LastPass… Read More about LastPass Premium is Free for the UNC Community!.

  • New Podcast Episodes: Data@Rest Season 3 Live Now!

    The ITS Information Security office has just released season three of the ongoing podcast series Data@Rest. Focused on accessible and practical discussions across a variety of information security related topics, all episodes are available through Apple Podcast, Spotify, the iHeartRadio app, as well as Amazon music, and Libsyn. To read more about the topics covered and see some behind the scenes information, check out this… Read More about New Podcast Episodes: Data@Rest Season 3 Live Now!.

  • Data@Rest Security Podcast – Working From Home & Season 2

    UPDATE – 3/18/2020 – Data@Rest has created a special episode to supplement Season 2. It is a bite-sized episode that provides direction to resources and tools for working home securely. It can be accessed through the channels below or DIRECTLY ON OUR LIBSYN STREAMING PAGE. Data @ Rest is an information security podcast intended to present accessible, informed discussions of various topics in computer, network,… Read More about Data@Rest Security Podcast – Working From Home & Season 2.

  • Holiday Travel: Quick Tips and Resources

    With classes over and exams winding down, many members of our campus community will be hitting the road over the next few weeks. It’s important to remember to follow best practices to protect your identity and data while traveling. Here are some quick tips for while you are away from campus: -Don’t connect to public WiFi networks, consider using your phone as a mobile hot-spot… Read More about Holiday Travel: Quick Tips and Resources.

  • News: 2-Step Works!

    The Daily Tar Heel recently ran a great article highlighting how efficient 2-step verification has been for protecting our campus. You can check out the article over at the DTH by clicking HERE.  

  • Safe Summer Travel

    Gearing up for some summer travel?  Check out our “Travel Safely with Technology” article. It’s full of easy and practical tips to ensure your technology doesn’t become a liability this summer. Have a great trip!

Last updated: September 6, 2023