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Information Security

Information Security is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality and data integrity of university computing assets, including university–owned computers, applications, servers, and the data residing on those devices. Information Security strives to maintain the security of university systems and data to prevent it from being used for unintended purposes by educating the campus community about security related issues, preventing the unwanted access of university records by intruders, and developing effective methods of responding to information security incidents. 

Security Alerts

Exclamation point.  Protection for Personally Owned Windows Devices (05/16/17)

Virus and ransomware attacks typically target devices with out-of-date software. To ensure that your personally owned Windows devices are protected, visit Protection for Personally Owned Windows Devices.  

Exclamation point.  Recent Fraud Schemes Targeting Universities and Their Students (05/05/17)

A recent analysis of over 500 reports from victims of fraud who were targeted because they were U.S. universities or their students identified several key trends that have been observed across the country since at least July 2016. Read the FBI's Public Service Announcement (.pdf) for more information.  

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Need Help with Information Security?

Contact the Office of Information Security at (818) 677-6100. To report incidents of abuse, send an email to abuse@csun.edu or: