- Safe Computing/Buckeye Secure
Information on general security topics, such as spam, identity theft, and how to protect your computer.
- Information Risk Management Program
Details about the OSU Information Risk Management Program.
- Information Security Groups
Information regarding security-related groups, including current membership and how to join a group.
- IT Security Framework
Details about recommended controls, including simple checklists and tools for network administrators and IT security professionals.
Online training opportunities related to data security.
IT Security News
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).
In the course of your work for Ohio State, you are given access to institutional data. As an institutional data user you must be aware of the responsibilities entrusted to you in preserving the security and confidentiality of this information.
Are your passwords strong? Are they easy for you to remember but difficult for others to crack? Are they long enough to keep your important information safe from hackers? If not, we have some tips for you!
The April edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, discusses the passphrase method for creating a strong password that is easy to remember as well as other password tips.