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New Phone, Who This?

January 9, 2019

When you lose your phone, do you lose your contacts? When you replace your phone, do you lose your apps? When you upgrade your phone do your malicious apps come along to the new phone? There are many tools that … Continued

Lunch and Learn: Protecting Your Online Accounts

November 9, 2018

  Bring your lunch and eat while we discuss: Understanding 2-Factor, using it at work and home Easier ways to make and use stronger passwords, even without 2-factor Looking for past password releases Why you should lie in the answers … Continued

Stay Safe When Using USB Drives

October 15, 2018

Because USB drives (sometimes known as thumb drives), are small, readily available, inexpensive and extremely portable, they are popular for storing and transporting files from one computer to another. However, these same characteristics make them appealing to attackers and putting … Continued

Two-Step Verification at Work and at Home for your Safety

September 25, 2018

With Office 365 Two-Step Verification now required of all UNC users, F&O IT Security would like to encourage you to implement a multi-factor authentication option (MFA) on some of your other frequently visited websites. Adding a MFA option to sites … Continued

Have you been Pwned?

August 15, 2018

The website enables you to see if your email or password has been compromised in a data breach. Go to the site, enter your email address(s) and it will tell you the results. (According to Wikipedia, pwned is a … Continued