The mission of the Information Security Office is to design, implement and maintain an information security program that protects the University’s system, service, and data against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage and loss. The Information Security Office is committed in supporting the University’s superior and accessible undergraduate and graduate education.
Phishing has become a prevalent form of attack used to acquire sensitive and confidential information. If you believe you have received a phishing email or your account has been compromised, click the link below to learn how to report, combat, and protect EIU's sensitive and confidential information from phishing attacks.
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Report an IncidentIf you suspect your EIU or personal computer has been compromised, click the link below to report the incident.
EIU has made significant investments in technology to further the mission of education. Such technology includes applications for Human Resources, Student, Finance, Financial Aid, and Alumni/Development information systems. Employees who have a business need for such information may click the link below to submit a request.
The ITS Security department assists in the development of security policies and guidelines and provides consultation on compliance with regulations for federal, state, and local law.
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Education is critical in providing a high level of information security for EIU. It is by far the most powerful tool in preventing security breaches. Our goal is to provide resources for faculty, staff, and students which can help secure sensitive and confidential information to provide a healthy cyber community.