Information Security

Mission Statement

The 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 support this mission, the Information Security Office will

  • Develop processes, procedures, and policies required for the protection of confidential information
  • Identify risks to the security of information and systems. Mitigate these risks to levels acceptable to the campus
  • Define security requirements, establish baselines and measure compliance, based on applicable laws, regulations, and best practices
  • Consult with campus users and departments to investigate security issues and evaluate products and processes
  • Collaborate with Information Technology administrators and technical staff to develop the campus information security strategy and architecture
  • Ensure incident response and disaster recovery plans are developed and implemented
  • Respond to and recover from disruptive and destructive information security events
  • Increase campus awareness of information security through training and communication