Welcome to the Information Security & Privacy Web Site

The Information Security & Privacy staff support the goals of the UNC School of Medicine by promoting a secure information technology environment.

Objectives

  • Protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the school's data.
  • Create and sustain information security awareness.
  • Provide reference information and tools to assist you with security and privacy related issues that are prevalent within the School of Medicine's network.

Security News
OIS Security Bytes: Securing Important Documents UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week’s Byte focuses on the importance of securing paperwork with sensitive information. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. Sep 02, 2015
OIS Security Bytes: The Importance of Updates UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week’s Byte focuses on software updates. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. Aug 27, 2015
OIS Security Byte: Clearing the Cobwebs from your internet history UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This edition focuses on Temporary Internet Files. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. Aug 13, 2015
Security Bytes: New Toys, New Problems UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week's edition addresses tips for making sure new devices are secured. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat at help.med.unc.edu. Jul 30, 2015
OIS Security Byte - Do Not Call UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. This week's edition deals with malicious websites or pop-ups that ask users to call a number to have viruses removed from the computer. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu. Jun 18, 2015
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