The Information Security Office serves the University by ensuring our faculty, students and staff can perform their duties in a low-risk environment.
The Information Security Office supports the mission of UTD by building a culture of security awareness and risk management to protect the confidentiality, integrity, availability and accountability of information assets.
We serve as partner and educator. Risk mitigation is achieved through awareness training, technology solutions, inclusion of security controls in new projects and regulatory compliance.
May 12, 2022
Tax season is a good time to remind taxpayers to be aware of criminals making aggressive attempts at stealing taxpayer monies or personal information. The IRS will never contact taxpayers by email, text messages or social media (more…)
February 22, 2022
Mobile phones provide convenient and instant access to technologies like email, IoT, applications, and much more. Unfortunately, mobile security hasn’t been given as much attention as some of the more established technologies. For example, (more…)
August 4, 2021
Due to the recent resurge of COVID-19, President Biden has extended the federal student loan payment pause to 9/30/2021. U.S. Congress is also considering another extension after the current pause expires. Scammers see the commotion (more…)