Computing Services ISO - Carnegie Mellon University

Information Security Office (ISO)

The ISO collaborates with the campus community to protect Carnegie Mellon from and to respond to threats to our electronic information resources and computing and networking infrastructure.

Information Security Office

Friday, February 17, 2017

Confirming Legitimate Email: “Action Required: Launch of New Security Measure”​

Dear Members of the Carnegie Mellon Community,

Some of you have expressed concern about a suspicious link in a recent campus-wide email sent on 2/15/2017 with the subject “Action Required: Launch of New Security Measure.” We want to assure you that this email is legitimate. It is NOT a phishing email.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Our Shared Responsibility Conference

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Our Shared Responsibility”.   ISO is hosting a free mini-conference for faculty, staff and students on October 24, 2016 from 9:00 until 1:30 in Rangos 3. The morning session (9-11:30) is geared towards faculty and staff and begins with an opening by our VP of Operations, Dr Rodney McClendon and continues with emerging cyber threats, business continuity and disaster recovering planning, strengthening authentication, and improving password management with password managers.  The afternoon session (12-1:30) is geared towards students and includes discussion on careers in Cyber Security and securing Google Apps for Education.

Seating is limited, please register!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!  The Information Security Office has a few things we'd like to share with you, including information on two-factor authentication!  Vist us at MORE