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Office of Information Security

Office of Information Security

Mission Statement

The Office of Information Security provides CSU students, faculty, and staff with timely information as it relates to data security.

The Office of Information Security is responsible for assuring information confidentiality, data integrity, and systems availability. We accomplish this by:

  • Educating the campus community about security related issues
  • Developing and enforcing policies and routinely reviewing those policies
  • Utilizing the strongest technical measures possible to protect campus resources
  • Developing measures to react to incidents and events that endanger the institution's information assets


The Office of Information Security team are proud to display our accomplishments

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            CISSP Certified                                   Lean Six Sigma certified sigma                   Hosted The 2015 USG Information Security Officers Conference


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A tabletop exercise is a discussion-based event in which participants address actions they would take in response to an incident. These exercises are designed for personnel to discuss the full range of issues related to an incident scenario. These exercises provide a forum to examine roles and responsibilities, unearth interdependencies, and evaluate plans.

Participants will be presented with a real-world scenario that would strain personnel and resources, and cause numerous critical decisions that affect both the information technology function, and business processes.


TAG Members: $25 | Students: $0-$10 | Non-members: $50
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Featured Speakers:
• Stanton Gatewood, CISO, Georgia Technology Authority
• FBI, Atlanta Field Office
• Tera N. Ladner, JD, IGP, CRM, Director of Information Governance, Aflac Inc.
• Stephen McCamy, Sr. Threat Management Consultant, Aflac Inc.


Prize Poster Contest Information

Tips & Awareness



Information Technology Handbook (last modified July 14, 2015)







TE(A)M:uL8! is a first of its kind, action-packed Spring STE(A)M festival in the greater Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama areas.

STE(A)M is the infusion of Art and Music to the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

The Office of Information Security – Dee Spivey & Loretta Marshall along with colleagues from UITS participated in this year's expo. In addition to presenting to students the importance of having a secure password, we also showcased the Google glass and 3D printers.

Cyber Security Newsletters


October:         Four Steps to Staying Secure

September:    Email Do's and Don'ts

August:          Ransomware

July:              CEO Fraud 

June:             Encryption

May:              Internet of Things (IoT)

April:             I'm Hacked, Now What?

March:           What is Malware?

February:       Securing your Home Network

SANS - 2015   Archived Newsletters    



July:       Going for Gold in Cybersecurity

June:       Travelling Securely

May:        CyberSecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015

April:       Phishing Emails and You

March:      Why Strong, Unique Passwords Matter 

February:  Avoiding Online Tax Scams

MS-ISAC - 2015 Archived Newsletters





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Security Awareness




Poster contest winner 2015

Jordyn Braaten




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