IT Security and Compliance

The office of IT Security & Compliance manages technology compliance and security for Samford University and serves as the clearing-house for related activities.  The office works with constituents and departments of the University to attain acceptable compliance and security operation and practice.


Security

Secure Computer  IT Security serves a management and coordination role working with constituents and departments of the University to attain acceptable security operation and practice.  Responsibilities include policy, communications, education, practice development, project development, and audit.  The area actively participates in various IT security organizations, stays abreast of developments, assesses products and services to aid the University in improving and managing IT security operations, and is actively involved in dealing with significant security issues that may occur.

Creating a Password You Can Remember

How to Deal With a Computer Security Incident  

A Video explaining Phishing

Securing Your ID/Password and Phishing

Lock Your Screen When You Walk Away

 

Compliance

IT Compliance serves a management and coordination role working with constituents and departments of the University to attain acceptable compliance operations and practice.  Responsibilities include policy, communications, education, practice development, project development, and audit.  IT Compliance is or will be engaged in IT related matters for those regulations that apply to the University.

 

Applicable Compliance Laws and Regulations  

Confidentiality-Security Agreement

Technology Services Policies

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

Email Encryption Services  

technology help center

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205-726-2662
phone support

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Locations
Service Desk, offices, computer labs

Helpdesk  

Submit a Service Desk Request
online support center

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Submit a Project Request
online project system

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Technology in Learning Center
services and equipment checkout

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Wireless
tools and information

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Change Password
self-service password tools

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Training
workshop schedule & tools