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The Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer is responsible for providing leadership and support in information technology for the entire university community. The Office of the CIO promotes IT solutions that improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the university.

ITS News at USC

ITS to Host Cyber Security Summit

In order to increase information security awareness and in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ITS is hosting a cyber security summit on Thursday, October 30. Click the title above for additional information.

Computing Recommendations for Fall 2014

ITS and the Council on Technology and Security Strategy (CTSS) have released their computing hardware and software recommendations for USC faculty, staff, and students for fall 2014. See itservices.usc.edu/recommendations for full details.

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RSS ITS Security Blog

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    Actions: Do not reuse passwords across different sites and services; if you do, change them to passwords unique to each site and service. What happened? A hacker posted a plain-text file to Pastebin with a provocative headline claiming that Dropbox … Continue reading →
  • Safer Web Browsing
    When browsing the Internet, it’s not always possible to tell where a link will take you before you click it. You may land on a page with the latest current events or a site filled with ads for questionable products … Continue reading →