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Security improves risk assessment process

October 8, 2018

Toward that end, the Information Security Office enhanced the risk assessment process during the fiscal year. The group: Developed a standard set of security questions, based on industry standards, to determine if a vendor’s security controls are adequate to protect … Continued

2-Step expands to Microsoft, including email

October 8, 2018

Over the past year, ITS collaborated with schools, departments and groups across campus to protect sensitive data by rolling out 2-Step Verification on systems that are most likely to be attacked by phishers, including administrative systems and email.

Network Security fights the unseen battle against outside attacks

October 8, 2018

These protected resources include high-profile, mission critical and sensitive assets such as Carolina’s main website, computers that process financial transactions, computers used to process academic work and computers integral to research performed by researchers, professors, doctors and other leaders within … Continued

Dennis Schmidt takes helm of Security and reorganized division

October 8, 2018

He became Assistant Vice Chancellor for the division and assumed the role and responsibilities of Chief Information Security Officer. Before managing this division, Dennis had served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure & Operations at ITS since September 2015. ITS … Continued

‘Phind the phish’ posters continue to capture attention

October 8, 2018

Patrick Lynch Lynch’s clever and eye-catching collection of posters are still displayed in lunchrooms and along hallways in buildings across the University. Who isn’t familiar with the menacing shark that readies itself, with sharp teeth protruding from its open mouth, … Continued