Computer security is one of the foremost concerns of the College of Letters & Science. The campus Security Baseline project (2012-2014) and updates in the campus data security policies have put an increased emphasis on the security of our computers, servers and email.
L&S Learning Support Services offers a variety of security services.
The LSS TechZone supports desktop computers and servers in approximately 23 L&S departments. Workstations in TechZone-managed departments are monitored daily for viruses and malware, patched bi-weekly, and scanned for restricted data each month. We use software offered by the central campus to keep the computers fully-patched, compliant with campus IT policies, and safe from intrusion. More information about security measures for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/security-measures.
A security consultant is available to all L&S departments, centers and institutes for:
Information about UW-Madison campus IT policies can be found at https://it.wisc.edu/about/office-of-the-cio/it-policies. Individual faculty and staff are responsible for meeting the IT policies, including the following:
If you need assistance with security questions or plans, contact Sue Weier, firstname.lastname@example.org.