Information Security

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Protecting campus with every click! From malware, cyberattacks, phishing attempts or other malicious online schemes, your IRT Information Security team monitors, educates, and works to protect the Sacramento State community 24/7, as well as to ensure that our network, data, and information systems are secure and compliant.

Comprehensive information security services supporting security, data integrity, and compliance for University activities. Includes virus protection, encryption, information risk management, data security, identity management, access controls (passwords, accounts, and authentication), audit, and monitoring services.

  • Account Services: Manage Sac State account access, creation, enablement, and identity management.
  • Access Management: Services relating to application authentication, access, and role-based provisioning.
  • Network Security: Provide a secure computing environment for our campus community, including network security, system security, and application security.
  • Security Incident Response & Investigation: Respond to, remediate, and help prevent information security incidents such as phishing or other cyber attacks.
  • Risk Management: Meet institutional policy/compliance guidelines and requirements, and support auditing processes.

Alertus Desktop

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When it comes to campus emergency notifications, Alertus Desktop helps cover more bases. In addition to the campus Emergency Notification System (ENS), which sends text, email, and phone notifications, Alertus Desktop activates a pop-up warning message on your PC’s computer screen.

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Microsoft BitLocker

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This tough, behind-the-scenes security tool encrypts hard drives on University-owned Windows systems (Mac systems coming soon!) to protect data in the event of loss or theft. With BitLocker, campus users can work anywhere securely.

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2-Step Verification with Duo

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Cloud applications, multiple devices, and unsecured passwords can leave you and University systems vulnerable to cyberattacks. 2-Step Verification with Duo requires two factors to verify your identity and protect you and the sensitive information you access in campus applications.

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Firewall

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The firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls network traffic based on predetermined security rules. Request service if you are having trouble getting access to servers or the internet.

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Information Security

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Protecting campus with every click! From malware, cyberattacks, phishing attempts or other malicious online schemes, your IRT Information Security team monitors, educates, and works to protect the Sacramento State community 24/7, as well as to ensure that our network, data, and information systems are secure and compliant.

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Microsoft Security Essentials

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Download real-time protection for your PC – for free! This Microsoft security program protects PCs against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

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Phishing Awareness and Training

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One of the most serious cyber-security risks facing the campus today comes from phishing email messages.

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Information Security Services