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Information Security at OHIO


Information Security at OHIO

The Ohio University Information Security Office strives to educate and empower the University community to appropriately manage risks and protect OHIO’s information and systems. This effort is facilitated through policies, standards, an information security risk management program, as well as other tools and guidance that are provided to the University community. This modern approach creates a safe computing environment in which the university community can teach, learn, and conduct research.



There have been reports across the nation of potential cyber-attacks against the United States stemming from the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. We are asking the University community to remain vigilant, and take the following steps to reduce the likelihood that you will fall victim to cybersecurity attacks. For more information, please visit Heightened security vigilance.


    Student Resources

    Security for students is an important part of academic success. Learn how to encrypt documents, spot malicious emails, and protect your OHIO presence.



    Faculty & Staff Resources

    As a faculty or staff member at Ohio University, protecting our institutions' data is top priority. Learn about how to keep our university's digital presence safe.



    Researcher Resources

    Data security for research is important to meet contractual and regulatory requirements as well as to protect intellectual property.


Protect your data. Don't become a statistic.

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