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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 about a new phishing campaign where scammers are promising access to the vaccine in exchange for sensitive personal information, as well as companies selling fake treatments promising to cure or prevent Covid-19. Additionally, there are reports of an uptick in other Coronavirus-related scams. For more information, check out Coronavirus advice from the FTC.


    Resources for Students

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



    Resources for Faculty & Staff

    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.



    Resources for Researchers

    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.

of phishing messages are disguised as Microsoft emails
Ransomware attack occurs every 14 seconds
spike in data breaches from 2006 to 2019

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