The Information Security Office serves the University by ensuring our faculty, students and staff can perform their duties in a low-risk environment.
The Information Security Office supports the mission of UTD by building a culture of security awareness and risk management to protect the confidentiality, integrity, availability and accountability of information assets.
We serve as partner and educator. Risk mitigation is achieved through awareness training, technology solutions, inclusion of security controls in new projects and regulatory compliance.
Student Blog: Uday Matta
January 29, 2020
Be it for a birthday, graduation, holidays, or pretty much any special occasion, people are always on the mission to find the right gifts for their loved ones. In the olden days, we would have to jump in the car and drive (more…)
Student Blog: Yusra Nadeem
January 15, 2020
Social engineering uses a human’s helpful nature against them to access personal data and gain entry into secure systems, such as bank accounts. Social engineering can take many forms, from an urgent company email to (more…)
Student Blog: Leeann Swiggett
January 14, 2020
There are many ways people can try to scam you. One of the most common and popular tactics is phishing. There are several forms of phishing, including whaling, spear-phishing, search engine fishing, etc. Just like these (more…)