Caught a Phish?
Description: First, make sure the phish isn’t just spam. If it is a phishing message, use UNC’s Phish Alerts page to see if it has already been reported. If it hasn’t been reported yet, please forward the message as an attachment to email@example.com.
» Subjects: Email, Security » Tags: junk mail, Phish, Phishing, spam
Basic Security Awareness for End Users
Description: Basic security awareness for all users is available at the following link: ITS Security Awareness. Log in to proceed to the Main Menu, where you will find information about the training and the accompanying quiz, as well as links to the training module and to the quiz itself.
» Subjects: Security Best Practice, User Awareness
UNC-Chapel Hill Affiliate Computing Best Practices* (Onyen Restricted)
» Subjects: Security, Security Best Practice
VPN Installation and Clients (Onyen Restricted)
» Subjects: Mac OS X, Microsoft, Security, Software, Virtual Private Network (VPN) » Tags: Android, chromebook, iOS, Linux, Mac OS X, vpn, VPN Client, Widnows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Exporting or Importing a Profile in Identity Finder
Description: If you get a new computer, you may want to export your Identify Finder profile from your old machine to the new one. If you performed an IDF scan on the old machine, the old profile would contain locations that you ignored due to false positives. If you migrated your documents to a new computer, the […]
» Subjects: Data Identification, Data Loss Prevention, Security » Tags: Identity Finder, Sensitive Information
How to enable a firewall on Windows and Mac OS X?
Description: To protect the campus network from the spread of viruses and malware, we require all computers to have a firewall installed, enabled and configured to block malicious traffic. A firewall provides a layer of protection between your computer and the internet. It serves as a barrier and can help defend against someone attempting to access […]
» Subjects: Mac OS X, Microsoft, Security, Security Best Practice » Tags: firewall, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Update Your Software Regularly
Description: As a best practice the University recommends that you keep your software up to date on a regular basis. This software includes, Operating Systems, Web Browsers, and Web applications/ web browser plug-ins. Leaving these unattended can leave them open to attacks and breach in sensitive information. How to update you operating system: Windows Turn on […]
» Subjects: Mac OS X, Microsoft, Security, Security Best Practice » Tags: browser, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Update
iPad Hardening Procedure
Description: The objective of this hardening procedure is to restrict the iPad to a single use device. Please note that completing the steps outlined in this document will minimize the functionality of your iPad. Enable passcode lock Setting a passcode/password on your device enables data encryption. Encrypting your device will prevent someone from accessing the data […]
» Subjects: iOS, Mobile Devices, Security, Security Best Practice, Vulnerability Management » Tags: hardening, iOS, iPad