Security

GW Information Technology works to protect the university from potential security threats and effectively detect, respond to and mitigate any incidents that may arise. The division works to enable GW community members to safely and securely create, consume and distribute information on campus.

 

Protect Information

GW Information Technology provides a number of tips and guidelines for protecting data through encryption, backup and recovery and smart email practices. Learn more about these strategies to protect your information.

 

Secure Your Computer and Devices

GW Information Technology provides a number of tips and guidelines for securing your computer and devices through strong passwords, physical security, firewalls and anti-virus protection. Learn more about how to secure your computer and mobile devices.

 

Guard Your Privacy

GW Information Technology provides a variety of resources to help GW community members guard their privacy and protect themselves from identity theft, social engineering and other online threats. Access these resources and learn more about guarding your privacy.

 

 

5 Key Security Considerations (PDF)

Follow this guide on key security considerations to keep your information s