Recognizing and Reporting Fraudulent Emails
Description: This document describes the most common types of fraudulent email and provides you with recommendations on what to do if when you receive one. The two most common types of fraudulent emails are: Phishing emails Spam emails What are Phishing Emails? Phishing emails are malicious messages that attempt to steal your sensitive information, such as your passwords, […]
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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.
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UNC-Chapel Hill Affiliate Computing Best Practices* (Onyen Restricted)
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VPN Installation and Clients (Onyen Restricted)
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Information Security Liaisons (Onyen Restricted)
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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VPN Installation
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