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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.

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Becoming a Human Firewall

Renee Stone

February 23, 2021

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Trying to get through school is stressful on its own, but there are many reasons why cyber criminals may target students. The primary motive is usually to gain access to personal information and to University systems (more…)

Beware the dangers of tax season

Jared Siller Ramos

February 11, 2021

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Besides getting your refund back sooner, there are lots of benefits to filing your taxes early. If you take too long to file your taxes, criminals may be able to file a fraudulent tax return in your name with stolen information. The thieves could (more…)

Did COVID-19 Change Information Security?

Dalton Brown

February 9, 2021

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It did not take long for almost every aspect of our world to feel an impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Retail stores now have barriers and floor markings for customers to enforce social distancing. Television shows are including (more…)
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