IT Security is charged with protecting the University's networks from malicious computer attacks, service interruptions, and network harassment. As such, IT Security works to:
- Identify, contain and, when possible, prevent the propagation of malicious network traffic that impacts the campus network;
- Educate, consult with, and provide tools for University IT staff to assist them with protecting their information assets and staff;
- Provide investigative services at the request of University governing bodies.
Additionally, the IT Security assists with ensuring that information-related laws, regulations, and policies are adhered to in a consistent manner.