Ohio State’s Enterprise Security team provides a no-cost Log Management Hosting service to help IT professionals collect machine data from sources such as computer systems, networking equipment and web sites in order to capture access and other security-related events. This data is retained in accordance with OSU and Security Framework requirements. The data is available to assist IT professionals with reviewing anomalies and promptly identifying problems with systems under their purview.
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What would you do if your computer was damaged or destroyed? Or worse, what if someone stole that smartphone that’s loaded with all your personal information? Would you be able to restore your information and rebuild with a new device?
The August edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, is all about backup and recovery. The newsletter guides you through...
Email is a popular way to communicate, but it is never a secure way to send Social Security, credit card or BuckID numbers. Enterprise Security’s Data Loss Prevention email service helps secure information entrusted to the university.
An ongoing challenge to managing information security at Ohio State is making sure university organizations comply with federal and state regulations regarding privacy and security. That’s why Enterprise Security has released updated versions of Ohio State’s Information Security Standard (ISS) and Information Security Control Requirements (ISCR):
Calling all tweeters, likers and photo sharers—are you aware of the potential privacy risks on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram? Do you know ways to ensure your security? The Office of the CIO (OCIO) and the SANS Institute have some tips to share with you!
The July edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, focuses on...
This month’s issue of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, is for the parents. The June edition focuses on teaching kids how to protect themselves from cyber threats.
Let’s face it, kids are constantly connected. The best way to keep them safe is to make sure they understand the risks of online activities. SANS provides education tips so parents can keep the dialogue about cybersecurity open and real-world focused.
Everyone who uses university data is responsible for ensuring it remains secure. We have recently changed the classifications on some data elements to better balance operational needs with security requirements.
If your role requires using restricted, private or internal data, please review these updated classifications to ensure you are taking appropriate measures to protect this information.
The Information Security Framework Project Team was recently recognized at the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Award Program held in Dallas, Texas, on May 7. The team’s Information Security Framework Project was nominated as one of the best security projects of the year, pitting Ohio State up against companies like GE, Blue Cross Blue Shield and USAA.
You probably know how to keep your information safe online, but does your mom? Your grandpa? Your younger siblings? Read on for tips that can help you help those who just #canteven when it comes to technology.
The May edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, focuses on the generation gap of technology know-how. It highlights...
It’s everyone’s job to keep the data entrusted to the university secure, but there are tools that can help us fulfill that responsibility. You can read more about these tools in Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton's interview with EdTech Magazine, where she explains end-point protection and Ohio State’s implementation of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).