- 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.
- FY15 Year In Review (requires authentication)
Summarizes the FY15 accomplishments under the purview of Ohio State's Chief Information Security Officer.
Online training opportunities related to data security.
IT Security News
Sometimes you can just tell something is up with your computer: your passwords no longer work, programs are turning on randomly, your friends question your latest “business opportunity,” the list goes on. You dread what these signs could mean—you’ve been hacked. But don’t panic. You need to act fast to shake off the bad situation before it gets worse.
The university community has been reporting more instances of phishing email attempts than usual to Ohio State Enterprise Security.
Cybercriminals have begun to use familiar names of senior leaders at Ohio State, such as President Drake, in an effort to gain your trust. These bogus phishing emails are examples of spoofing.
Digital viruses, also known as malware, can infect your computer, cause annoying symptoms and threaten your privacy. These viruses target every gadget including PC, Mac and mobile devices. While you are having fun with your computers and smartphones, don’t forget to boost the immune system of these tech toys.