Information Security

Information Security team

The Information Security team helps protect University of North Texas System information technology assets from misuse, abuse, and unauthorized access. The mission of Information Security is to assist and collaborate with administrative, academic, and student communities of UNT institutions to assess, implement, and maintain information security needs.

Direct questions, comments, or incident reports to or 940-369-7800.

Cybersecurity awareness training

The State of Texas requires all state employees to complete annual cybersecurity awareness training. Learn about training options for all faculty and staff, including part-time and student employees, on our Training and Awareness page.

Cybersecurity awareness month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. For this event, Information Security is providing weekly fun opportunities to expand your cybersecurity knowledge through games, TV shows, and more.

Visit our Cybersecurity Awareness Month page for more information.

Security guides and concerns

Articles and information about information security situations.

Link Description
Cybersecurity Safeguards for Working Remotely Security safeguards for working remotely.
Cybersecurity Safeguards for Working Remotely (Brochure) Security safeguards brochure for working remotely.
Remote Work and Personally-Identifying Information Security practices for working remotely with personally-identifying information
COVID-19: Malware, Scams, and Security Risks Information about COVID-19 security risks, scams, and malware.
Cybersecurity and Working Remotely Training program available on UNT World Learning providing general and specific guidance associated with strong security practices while working remotely. 

Guiding documents

Document Description
Information Security Handbook Information security framework and guidance for System Administration and institutions.
Information Security Users Guide Information to assist faculty, staff, and students with protecting university resources and assets.