The Information Security Office (ISO) continuously strives for daily operational excellence
to ensure the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of University of Utah
information technology systems and data through exploitation of appropriate security resources and best practices.
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Although the U has offered instructional technology for a number of years, the transition to remote learning brought to the forefront concerns about using multiple platforms that may or may not be supported by the university. ISO's Governance, Risk & Compliance Associate Director Trevor Long and University Registrar Tim Ebner explain how to navigate the regulations.
On December 31, 2020, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player — just short of its 20th birthday. While many major browsers will automatically disable Flash Player before then, users still may need to uninstall the software on their operating systems in order to prevent any security vulnerabilities.
We're more connected than ever — at work, at school, at home. Unfortunately, that means our privacy and security are more at risk than ever, too. Data Security Analyst Ariel Baughman and Identity & Access Management Associate Director Chris Stucker share some advice on how U community members can be cyber smart this Cybersecurity Awareness Month and all year long.
tips & resources
You realize it a moment too late: You fell for a malicious email, clicked a bad link, and entered your password on a suspicious site. You’ve just been phished! Now what?
If you click on a questionable link and enter login credentials, immediately change your password in the CIS portal — and in any personal accounts that may be compromised.
The University of Utah and the Information Security Office is dedicated to promoting a safer, more secure, and more trusted internet.
The Information Security Office is looking for engaged, enthusiastic Security Champs to help us strengthen university-wide information security risk management through education and collaboration.
- Report a security incident
- Report phishing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- U of U Policy 4-004: Information Security Policy — Questions? Contact ISO-GRC@utah.edu.
- Org chart: ISO comprises four areas — Enterprise Security; Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC); Identity & Access Management (IAM); and Security Assurance.