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University Faculty, Staff, and Students require secure computer systems and networks to accomplish the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service; therefore the University Information Security Office (UISO) employs measures to protect the security of its systems, networks, and accounts.

Directed by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the Office of Information Security aims to facilitate and further the mission of the University while maximizing the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the University’s distributed information technology assets, systems, networks, and data.


PayPal Smishing

January 4th, 2021

Beware of SMS text messaging scams, known as smishing, purportedly from PayPal, designed to capture your login credentials and other sensitive data t…

Hiring Georgetown Student Email Scam

December 11th, 2020

Do not reply to this scam by email or text. While the sender appears to be a legitimate GU Professor, the email address of the sender is not in the G…

Student Employment Scam

December 9th, 2020

Do not respond via email or text to this phish offering you $350 weekly for remote work. …

Cybersecurity Threat with Home Routers

December 1st, 2020

Types of Jetstream home routers Do you have one of these internet routers in your house? Information security researchers have discovered that …