General Information

Security

Information Security Office

The office of the Information Security Officer at Ithaca College provides administration and guidance to the Ithaca College community by protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of college information and computing resources.  The Information Security Office works closely with the network services staff and system administrators to ensure security to our networks, systems, and the data residing on them.

Please feel free to consult with us for guidance and direction about information security issues.

Celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October!
EDUCAUSE, Internet2, and the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) are among a broad number of higher education organizations celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) this October. Conducted every October since 2004, NCSAM is a national public awareness campaign that encourages everyone to protect their computers, mobile devices, networks, data, and private information. Colleges and universities throughout the United States (and internationally) will be promoting NCSAM and letting others know that all of us have a role in protecting our digital lives by posting safety and security tips on websites and social networks educating their members and employees, displaying posters, hosting events, and much more. If you are concerned about making the Internet safer and more secure for everyone, we invite you to become an active participant in National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Everyone can do something—even if you have less than one hour to devote to this effort!

Important Campus Alerts

Beware of Scams

ATTENTION: There are reports of a phishing email (below) being received at ithaca.edu email addresses warning that email logins have been suspended.  The email asks for account verification by you providing your password.  DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.

 

Dear User,
Your email account will soon be suspended (Reason: Yearly quota maintenance). We are deleting all unused Web-mail Accounts. You are required to verify your Web-mail account by confirming your Web-mail Identity. Please validate your Email by replying to this notice and provide the below information's to re-confirm your identity.

Email Address:
Email Password:

Web Admin Department.

 

Remember, Ithaca College will never ask you to provide your username and password via email.

Report any computer security concerns to infosec@ithaca.edu

Is it really worth it?  Don't break the Law

If you download and or share music, videos, or any other copyrighted material be aware there are consequences.

ARTICLE - Court rules $675,000 fine against Boston student
$22,500 for each illegal song