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Mission Statement


The mission of A-State’s IT Security department is to educate and equip our users to better protect the University’s digital environment.

 Goals and Objectives 

  • Educate and empower faculty, staff, and students to make informed and smart security decisions based on information security policies, tools, and awareness training initiatives.
  • Develop, maintain, and test Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Develop and communicate information security procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Promote an effective information security awareness and training program commensurate with the needs of the University.
  • Secure the University's information assets including hardware, software, data, and infrastructure.
  • Manage and respond effectively to information security incidents.
  • Support University compliance efforts related to IT and Information Security.

Security Tip of the Day!

Phishing


Phishing is when an attacker attempts to fool you into clicking on a malicious link or opening an attachment in an email. Be suspicious of any email or online message that creates a sense of urgency, has bad spelling or addresses you with a generic greeting such as "Dear Customer."

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