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Information Security Program Management

The IT Security & Projects 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 Sr. Information Security Officer (SISO) at (423)425-4507 if you have any questions about UTC's Information Security Program.

Network Defense

UTC's network security is of utmost importance because it is the first line of defense against threats originating from the Internet. Visit the STAYING SAFE section of the UTC Network website for more information about having a safer computing experience while using UTC's network.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident.

Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone can take a few simple steps to make the Internet more secure.  Come back each week during October to check out a different cybersecurity theme:

Week Three: October 13-17
Critical Infrastructure and the Internet of Things

Highlights the importance of protecting critical infrastructure and properly securing all devices, including household items, that are connected to the Internet. Click Week Three for more information.

UTC Session:  Passwords, October 15th, 10:00-10:30, UC Raccoon Mtn Room

Week Four: October 20-24
Cybersecurity for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Showcases what emerging and established businesses can do to protect their organization, customers, and employees. Click Week Four for more information.

UTC Session:  Safe Browsing, October 22nd, 10:00-10:30, UC Raccoon Mtn Room

Week Five: October 27-31
Cyber Crime and Law Enforcement

Working with law enforcement to combat cyber crime and educate the public on how to protect themselves from online crime. Click Week Five for more information.

UTC Session:  Passwords, October 29th, 10:00-10:30, UC Raccoon Mtn Room