Security is a part of our everyday thinking in this day and age. Clemson University takes security seriously and wants our users to be vigilant and practice due diligence when it comes to security. It is important that our users understand what is expected of them in securing Clemson’s resources as well as what concerns they should have to avoid falling victim to a security incident. This guide serves as a best practices guide to aid the user in following good security practices to help keep Clemson a safe and secure environment.
CCIT’s Office of Information Security and Privacy regularly updates its Safe Computing Update page, detailing the latest cybersecurity threats and the best ways to keep your information safe online.
Adhere to Clemson Computing Policies
By agreeing to be a part of Clemson, you are also agreeing to abide by the policies established at Clemson. These policies are not intended to restrict or limit your effectiveness as a Clemson user but rather to help guarantee a safe environment for all users. It is important that users are aware of these policies and guidelines so that they can put them into practice as well as being alert for abuse of those policies.
Please refer to CCIT’s Policies and Procedures site for more information.
Protect your Identity
It is vital that you safeguard your personal information as well as your Clemson account while working here at Clemson. Here are some helpful tips to assist you in protecting your identity at Clemson:
Safeguard your workstation
While most Clemson faculty and staff machines are secured using our Campus Domain and Trend-Micro Anti-Virus Server, it’s a good idea to keep your machine clean and updated as well as protected by performing the recommended steps below:
For help with some of these steps on Windows computers, refer to the Cleaning Up Your System Knowledge Base article.
Clemson’s IT staff can only provide a layer of protection but it is up to the users to be vigilant and alert of threats to Clemson users and resources. Here are some things to look out for as you work each day at Clemson:
To report a security incident, please email ITHELP@clemson.edu
|Posted - Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 2:38 PM.|
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