Office of Information Security

The Office of Information Security (OIS) manages security policies and compliance, protects information assets, creates security awareness and investigates university cybersecurity incidents.

OIS plays a vital role in assuring that your computing experience at Towson University is as safe as possible. To do this, OIS is constantly working to prevent phishing scams and the spread of viruses, fend off hackers and perform other behind the scenes security tasks. 

Taking the time and responsibility to keep your computer safe and to protect your personal information is a shared priority during your time here at Towson University. Explore the Office of Information Security’s Web pages for essential tools and tips to help better secure your computer, personally identifiable information (PII) and data.

  • Security Basics – phishing and spam, virus and malware, identity theft, available antivirus programs, cybersecurity resources
  • Security Awareness – how to stay safe online, password information


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Important OTS Contacts

Office of Information Security
Cook Library, Room 12
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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