Ohio University

Information Security: IT Services

Report an Incident

An information security incident is anything that indicates a threat to computer systems or university data. You can report a potential information security incident by email to security@ohio.edu or by phone to 740-566-7233. If the incident involves life or safety, call 911 immediately.


Information Security

Service Level Agreement: Information Security

  • Incident Response - Advise on incident response process to minimize the threat of damage resulting from a breach of university data, in addition to notifying proper authorities when confidential data is involved.
  • Forensics and Investigations - Forensic and investigation services by request of specific departments that have investigative authority.
  • Risk Assessments - Security risk assessments based on established frameworks and best practices to help departments identify risks and reduce them to an acceptable level.
  • Vendor Security Review - Assessment of technology solutions to identify risks associated with the vendor, technology, or how it will be used.
  • Consulting - Advise departments on development of best security practices and controls to protect information technology assets.
  • Training and Awareness - Structured educational training and awareness tailored to OHIO faculty, staff, and student employees.
    • Group Presentations - In-person training sessions provide a better general understanding of information security best practices, data protection, and regulation requirements.
    • Self Guided - Online, self-paced training consisting of short videos and accompanying quizzes.
  • Monitoring - Real-time network threat detection by analyzing university owned networks and systems.
  • Information Security Policies and Practices - Develop university policies and standards to continuously protect and secure the institution's data and information resources as well as comply with and maintain legal and contractual requirements.
  • IT Accessibility - New technology evaluation, training, and auditing to ensure technology used by the University is easily accessible by individuals with disabilities.