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Penn State Office of Information Security 

For Students

password safety. anti-virus. tips. more.

For Faculty

software updates. data backup. information classification. more.

For Researchers

compromised account. software updates. 2FA. more

For Technical

firewalls. vulnerability assessment request. spirion. more.


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The Office of Information Security (or OIS) establishes, implements, and maintains a University-wide security program. We protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Penn State’s information assets from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, modification, damage, or loss. Our office remains committed to keeping sensitive information safe from ongoing cyber threats. Penn State’s information is valuable. We’ll help you understand the sensitivity of that information and teach you how to protect it.