The Office of Information Security (OIS) offers a number of valuable services to the Penn State community. Below you will find a brief description of each. For more in-depth information on an individual service, click through to learn more.
The legal and regulatory landscape surrounding data security is complex. The Compliance team works to keep Penn State on track.
Through the use of scanning software and encryption tools, Penn State is working to identify, remove, and/or protect sensitive information residing on University assets.
OIS’s digital forensics analysts use forensics analysis to thoroughly examine a computer system using software and tools to extract and preserve evidence.
Despite best intentions, network security incidents occasionally occur. When they do, the incident response team can assist in these matters.
OIS uses Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) tools to discover and prevent internal and external attacks and compromised systems on the network.
OIS offers hands-on security analysis that provides in-depth insight into the security posture of a given Local Area Network of application.