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Information Security

Knowing the facts is your first defense.

Information Security

Information security refers to the protection of data. It is concerned about where data is stored and how it moves through networks. It protects both digital and physical data from intruders.


Cyber-security is a subset of Information security, It involves protecting digital data by preventing, detecting, and responding to attacks. Another subset, network security, protects data sent through computer and other devices to networks.

Everyone Is At Risk

  • End users are the weakest link. Seemingly small acts of negligence can compromise network security on campus.
  • Mobile phones and email phishing scams are especially prevalent threats
  • Forced downtime can cripple campus functions
  • Attacks cause loss of trust by users

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We’ve Got You Covered

SUNY Plattsburgh has an intrusion-prevention system in place, which allows us to prevent numerous cyber threats to our network and systems, and to you, our faculty, staff, and students. We invite you to contact us with your questions and concerns.

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