Information security is a shared responsibility of all members of the Austin Peay State University community and is critical to the university’s success. The Office of Information Technology is committed to preserving the availability, confidentiality and integrity of APSU information technology resources by improving the identification and management of threats and vulnerabilities, fostering resilient and safe computing environments for the university community, and promoting a campus wide security awareness and culture.
How to Report Something Suspicious
You can report a potential information security incident by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, govstech.apsu.edu, 931-221-4357. If the incident involves life or safety, call 911 immediately. When reporting by email, provide relevant details and the Information Technology Security Team will contact you with next steps.
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Employee Cybersecurity Awareness Training
What is KnowBe4?
KnowBe4 is an online cybersecurity awareness training program that teaches internet threats, safety, and practices. This program is mandatory for all staff at APSU.
Using Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
What is Multifactor Authentication?
Multifactor authentication is an additional layer of security beyond your password, this can be something you have (mobile device) or something you are (fingerprint). A hacker could get your password, but not your phone or hopefully fingerprint.
How to Change Your Multifactor Authentication
To set up your MFA settings see: Setting Up Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
To change your MFA settings see: Modifying Your Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
IT Cybersecurity News
To keep up with cybersecurity news and initiatives: here.
Security Tip of the Day
The SANS organization publishes a daily cybersecurity tip: SANS Institute