IT Security

Information Security Program Management

The IT Security Office is responsible for the systems and information security program at UT Chattanooga. This office is an advocate for usable information security policy and guidelines, and promotes security best practices and awareness. Please contact the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at (423) 425-4507 if you have any questions about UTC's Information Security Program. Learn more about IT Security Program essentials

Network Defense

Network security is of utmost importance at UTC because of the numerous external and internal threats to our systems and information. Our network is the first line of defense against today's sophisticated cyber threats.  Visit the Network Services website for more information about its mission and its team.

Monthly IT Security Presentations

The IT Security Office would like to invite you to join us at our monthly security awareness presentations. Twice each month we hold an hour long discussion in the University Center about relevant security topics. Previous subject matter included Safer Browsing Habits, The Underground Economy of Identity Theft, Social Networking and Social Engineering. Please note that we discuss one topic per month, on two different dates, typcially the 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. This gives people a second chance to attend.  You are welcome to join us with your questions and contact us if you have a specific topic that you'd like us to cover. 


  • Dates:  Tuesday, December 12th and Wednesday, December 14th
  • Time:  10:00-10:45am
  • Location:  UC SIGNAL MOUNTAIN Room
  • Proposed AGENDA:
      • Update on effort to reduce exposed sensitive information
      • 2017 IT Security Plan of Action and Milestones


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