Defend Your Shell Security Awareness Training - Learn how to defend yourself and the university from IT security threats.The goal of this training is to raise your awareness level, change habits, and detect and report incidents. go.umd.edu/defendingyourshell

 

 

IT SECURITY SERVICES & CONSULTATION

IT Security DIT provides IT compliance services and resources to ensure that the University of Maryland community complies with IT-security-related laws, policies, regulations, standards and best practices. This is achieved by offering departmental security assessments, compliance guidance and documentation, security consultations, and more.

Additionally, Project NEThics℠ promotes the responsible use of information technology through user education and policy enforcement and consults with faculty, students, and staff on issues of legal and ethical use of computing resources, including interpretation of university policies.

 

 

Make Smart Choices

FireEye FAQ
Learn about UMD's institutional endpoint detection and response (EDR) software.

 

Identify Phishing
Discover the common characteristics of email scams.

 

Data Classification Table
Secure your data and understand its classification

 

Compliance Self-Assessments for Departments
Information security is a requirement for systems and individuals handling UMD data.

 

ACCESS THE IT LIBRARY - SECURITY

Acceptable Use Policy FAQs

How do I secure my mobile device?

PGP Public Key for Password Change Message

Cybersecurity Travel Tips and Suggestions

 

INFO FOR UMD IT PROS

Incident Response: Potentially Compromised Windows System

Incident Response: Potential Ransomware Infection

Getting Started with Security Patches