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The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) oversees the U of A’s efforts to protect its computing and information assets and to comply with applicable regulations, laws, and policies. The CISO reports to Vice-Provost Information Technology.
Abuse of email systems is one of the most popular issues concerning computer security and it is vital that people understand the risks involved with email. Our goal is to provide information that can protect you from the most popular types of email abuse.
You never know who may be lurking on the internet. Your information can be easily tracked and stolen if you aren't careful! Our goal is to help ensure that students and staff alike are protected against computer security issues and adhere to the University's computing policies.
Mobile Device Management (MDM) is a service to provide better security for corporate devices (smartphones and tablets). IST's MDM service enhances security by ensuring a six-digit passcode/pin and file and email encryption are enabled at all times on mobile devices.