Information Security

The CSU, Chico Information Security Office works with the campus community to secure system and network resources, and protect the confidentiality of student, faculty, and staff information. To carry out this mission...

Spam and Phishing


Tools & Resources

Policies and Standards


  • Report a lost/stolen device,security issue/concern, fraudulent emails, or request other services here
  • Request PeopleSoft Access Here 

Report an Incident

By email (24/7):
By phone (daytime): 898-4357
Physical safety issues, including cyber stalking and cyber bullying, should be reported to the CSU, Chico University Police department by calling 898-5555 or 911 from any campus phone.


CMS/PS Reauthorization 2017

The CMS/PS Reauthorization 2017 is occurring March 6th – 24th. Click here for more information.



In October 2016 PhishMe was introduced to the campus.

PhishMe is an awareness training program, where you will receive emails that mimic the phishing emails that target our organization.

To learn more about PhishMe click here

Identity Finder Software

 Identity Finder Logo

Identity Finder is now available!

Identity Finder is a software program that searches your campus computer for protected data such as Social Security, bank and credit card numbers. For more information, visit

IC3 Warns of Employment Scams Targeting College Students


Phony job opportunities are being advertised via college employment websites or students’ university emails.

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert on employment scams targeting college students. Unfortunately, students who take the bait suffer financial losses.

For more information click here.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the IC3 Alert for information on avoiding these scams. US-CERT Tip ST04-014 is another useful reference on social engineering and phishing attacks.

Click here for previous announcements

Security Awareness Tip of the Day.