Information Security

Information Security

About Us

The Information Security Office supports Santa Clara University's outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and research programs by educating the university community on information security and privacy issues, identifying and remediating information security risks, and helping employees protect the university's information assets.

Use the Quick Links below to access the most frequently requested information on our site, or use the navigation sidebar on the right side to access our complete set of information security resources.

Change your Twitter Password

Twitter has discovered a bug that internally stored user passwords in plaintext and is urging users to change their passwords.

Starting a Career in Information Security

At current projections, it is estimated there will be a shortfall of 1.8 million information security workers by 2022. If cybersecurity is of interest, this is definitely a growing field. It is vitally important that as a current student, you will graduate ready to enter the workforce to fill one of the vast numbers of positions available.

The Internet of Things

As the cost of connecting to the Internet has gone down, more and more everyday devices are being made to connect online. These devices, which make up the Internet of Things, introduce new security challenges.

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