IT Security

The University of Tulsa IT Security Department’s mission is to maintain a safe and secure digital environment for the campus community.

We are dedicated to:

  • PROTECT by preventing and managing cyber attacks
  • EDUCATE by providing training and support to manage cyber risks
  • LEAD a secure and sustainable culture of cyber awareness

If you receive suspicious communications or otherwise believe your account/computer may have been compromised, please submit an incident report to IT Security.


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IT Security Blog

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Tax Scams 2020

As if deductions, exemptions and return distribution wasn’t enough, tax season becomes open season for cybercriminals hunting for sensitive information, credentials and even a direct deposit of your tax returns.

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Teach Your Kids to #BeCyberSmart and Own Their Cyber Safety

By next year, there will be over 31 billion connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This means even more devices that connect to Wi-Fi and consequently more serious security and safety threats.


Cash App Twitter Giveaway used for scams

Scammers looking to take advantage of the #CashAppFriday trending topic on Twitter are stealing between $10 to $1,000 from each victim that falls for their efforts. Read the full article on Threat Post

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Interns and Social Media: A Goldmine for Hackers

Cybercriminals continue to innovate, developing new methods to manipulate users into believing a message, link, or attachment is from a trusted source, and then compromising their systems.

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What’s my password?

The fear of forgetting a password leads many people into bad habits of using simple passwords or re-using passwords on multiple sites.

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