Security Training & Awareness

Information security training is essential to IT professionals — ranging from database and system administrators, developers, and engineers to management who have a stake in the IT decisions in their department.

The UISO is committed to providing awareness of and access to proper security education and training to professionals across the university. We are constantly searching for new and innovative ways to deliver top quality training.

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Security Awareness Materials

The Information Security and Policy Offices generate and provide educational materials regarding computer use and security. Feel free to download these and use them, either printed or electronically, in your campaign.

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SANS Partnership Program

IU participates in the SANS Partnership Program, one of the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research in the world.

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PCI DSS Training Resources

The UISO is committed to supporting the IU Office of the Treasurer in their efforts to maintain a PCI compliant environment.

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Stay tuned for more!

Stay tuned for more training opportunities hosted by UISO. Make sure to join our training list so you can be among the first to know.

Security & Policy Blog Posts

  • Creating and maintaining a disaster recovery plan for departments and thier critical services
  • How workplace culture affects information security and how that culture can be improved.
  • The FBI has issued a public service bulletin regarding recent cyber-crimes which target university employees and students. Criminal activities involve payroll and IRS filings.
  • What is the most overlooked data security measure? It is simple, and anyone can follow this advice.

    Recent Security Bulletins

  • Critical Bash Exploit: Shellshock
  • Vulnerability in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 before 1.0.1g
  • New ransomware named CryptoLocker threatens to destroy data unless a payment is made.
  • Critical Java Vulnerability included in Exploit Kit