IT Security

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Who We Are

UTC Information Security performs security activities to protect the university’s data, computers, networks, and users. 

Some of these activities include:

  • Develop policies, procedures and guidelines for securing university systems
  • Consult with campus users and departments to investigate information security issues, perform risk assessments and propose products and processes to mitigate risk discovered
  • Monitor the university networks to identify malicious activity
  • Provide incident response for information security incidents
  • Increase campus awareness of information security through training and communication
  • Preserve the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of university or personal information

Report an Incident

Call Client Services at: 423-425-4000

Report suspected violations to:

Learn more about safe behavior and our Acceptable Use Policy →


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K@TE Awareness Training

All UTC faculty and staff are expected to complete annual security training through K@TE (Knowledge and Training Excellence).

Access K@TE →

Security Presentations

Each calendar quarter the IT Security Team will hold an hour-long discussion in the University Center about relevant topics. Join us with your questions and reach out if you have a specific topic that you'd like us to cover.

For more information about the next topic and location, email

Quick Read

Learn more about how to secure your information and avoid pitfalls online.

You Are the Target →

Schedule a Security Training Session for your Organization

Schedule a session for your department or organization by calling 423-425-4507.