Cyber

FAU recognizes the importance of considering multiple strategies to safeguard the university's computing resources, network, and data.

Being able to keep our data and information, as well as our computing resources secure is easier than taking the time that is required to recover information when it is lost.

This Web site was created to serve as a central location to find resources, policies and guidelines that address IT security. The site is maintained by the OIT Information Security team.

Office of Information Technology Mission

The mission of OIT is to plan for and provide high quality information technology resources in support of research and teaching across all campuses, and to facilitate the efficient execution of administrative and public service functions of the University.

In keeping with the OIT mission, The Information Security team is committed to protecting information resources that are critical to the academic and research mission of FAU. Information security is vital for providing the FAU University community with accurate and reliable information. Our protection of University assets and information may be governed by legal, privacy requirements and policies. Our focus is to facilitate the securing of all users, systems, and resources connecting to the University data network.

Malware & Phishing Attacks

The Information Security Office is providing you with alerts reported to us on known Malicious attacks, Malware, PHISHING,SPAM other attempts.

Please see list below of latest threats reported and click on the links to see PDF examples of these threats:

Online Awareness Training

The Information Security team has created new online security training modules in Blackboard LMS. Please see our instructions on how to access the training.

Security Blogs

FAU VPN

Free Security Software Links

Apple Software Malware Removal Tools

Current Threats Reported Nationally

  • This RSS Feed comes from the CISCO Threat Center <NEW>


Information Security Staff

James Cooley
Director
Phone: 561-297-2040

Larry Thomas
Associate Director, Security & Training
Phone: 561-297-3259

Wayne Bullock
Associate Director, Network Security & Design
Phone: 561-297-3842

Jose Corral
Security Coordinator
Phone: 561-297-2006

Greg Copeland
BHRIC Security Administrator 
Phone:  561-297-2940

 Last Modified 8/23/16