IT Security Office prevents unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, inspection, recording or destruction of information. It is a general term that can be used regardless of the form the data may take (e.g. electronic, physical).










What's New
  • Spam, malware and phishing emails reduce productivity and pose an active, ongoing and ever-changing threat to your privacy, UT’s privacy, computing devices and data. Therefore, UT’s Information Technology (IT) staff have been working diligently to prevent such messages from reaching your inbox.
  • In our continued effort to protect email, beginning February 152018 at 10 pm we will be implementing two additional tools to safeguard inbound and outbound email
  A few handy tips to help keep you safe online
  • If you receive an email and you do not know the sender, do not click on hyperlinks inside the email or open any files attached to the message.
  • Be wary of links to websites you do not recognize, or links with mismatching link URL and descriptive test.
  • Enroll in UT's 2-step authentication service to help protect sensitive employee MyUT pages from unauthorized access.
  • Maintain control of your account by keeping your contact information up to date on the MyUT portal and on the myutaccount websites.  2-step Authentication Instructions
  • To report a suspicious e-mail, use the "Report E-Mail" button in Microsoft Outlook (PC's or forward the suspicious message to (from any mail-enabled device)
  • If you believe your computer has been infected by a virus, or if you have other important account or system security questions, contact the IT Help Desk:  Telephone: 419.530.2400 (MC) or 419.383.2400 (HSC).  E-mail:  
Last Updated: 11/7/18