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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Security & Policy Blog Posts

  • OpenSSL vulnerability made public on JUly 9, 2015 does not impact current popular linux distrubitons
  • The GHOST vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely take control of a system.
  • Drupal announced the availability of a patch to fix a critical SQL injection vulnerability in Drupal 7.
  • Creating and maintaining a disaster recovery plan for departments and thier critical services

    Recent Security Bulletins

  • RCE vulnerability in OpenFont support for all versions of Windows
  • Notice of a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle's Java has been made public
  • Multiple Zero-Day Flash vulnerabilities.
  • A critical vulnerability in Microsoft's HTTP.sys component may lead to remote code execution.