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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.

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  • New Phishing Warning (July 19)
    USC account holders have reported receiving phishes similar to the one listed below. From: [this will be a spoofed USC email address] Sent: July 19, 2018 Subject: #USC: New Course ( You Have 1 Unread Important Message From The Faculty … Continue reading →
  • Watch Out for Phish on Your Phone
    Like many people, you’re probably more relaxed about tapping links on your phone than you should be. Hackers and criminals know that you’re more likely to fall for a phish on a mobile device. According to (, the rate … Continue reading →