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The University of Cincinnati believes that a strong awareness of information security issues is essential to all students, faculty, and staff. The UCIT Office of Information Security (UCIT OIS) is constantly researching trends and issues, as well as adding relevant information to this web page.

To increase awareness, UCIT OIS has many years of experience in creating custom security materials. While some may be free, others might require a fee. If applicable, the fee will be based off of UCIT's broadband recharge fees. If you have any questions or require assistance with a specific need, contact UCIT OIS at

Another area of effort is the development of training. UCIT OIS periodically offers training courses in various areas and will publicize them to the target community as they are scheduled.

Information Security Awareness Week (ISAW) Expand

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and is dedicated to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment. The Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Allilance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in 2013 and will celebrate many more to come!

ISAW is meant to help promote the month and spread awareness to the university community. Additional information about this day can be found on our Information Security Awareness Week page, or by visiting the Department of Homeland Security's website.

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