Articles and Resources


July 26, 2021
All institutionally-owned laptops, as well as other mobile devices if capable, must be encrypted. Learn more about how to encrypt your device in this article.
January 27, 2022
The effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID) virus created additional opportunities for criminals. It’s important to be aware of the tactics cybercriminals use and to continue taking steps to protect your personal information while you are...
January 27, 2022
Learn how to get a copy of your credit report.
January 27, 2022
Information for UNT System employees on how to comply with security guidelines.
January 27, 2022
Identity theft is an increasing problem, especially in our technology-reliant world. However, there are steps you can take to minimize your risk of identity theft.
January 27, 2022
Remote work provides benefits to university employees. With those benefits comes additional risks and responsibilities for those protecting PII. The following guidance will assist you in the process of reviewing your PII handling procedures while...
January 27, 2022
There are several options available when looking at removing content from Google’s search results. If you're willing to wait until the next time the search bot comes around, there are various methods (depending on the situation and content) to...
January 27, 2022
Public computers can be found in many locations across campus. Using one of these computers carries the inherent risk of exposing your personal data. Follow these best practices to reduce the risk of accidental exposure.
January 27, 2022
Guidelines and general principles for individuals to follow when using social networks and media sites.
January 27, 2022
Learn more about fake pop-ups on the web that pretend to be antivirus software.
January 27, 2022
As the IRS tax filing deadline approaches, Information Security would like to remind everyone, and especially those with financial responsibilities, to stay vigilant to opportunistic phishing scams.
January 27, 2022
Cyber-attacks do happen, but they don’t have to happen to you. By following just a few tips, you can drastically minimize your risk of attack.
January 27, 2022
Learn more about Zoombombing and how to protect yourself.