IS&T offers a wide range of services to ensure the security of Boston University’s information and technology resources. Services include data protection and encryption, firewall management, security incident response and computer forensic investigations, and training to ensure the security, integrity, and availability of BU data and systems as well as compliance with applicable regulations. Subscribe to our Twitter feed at The Information Security & Business Continuity governance committee provides oversight.

  • The Information Security Incident Response Team (IRT) coordinates the response to cyber security incidents at Boston University, including system or account compromises, copyright violations, and computer forensic investigations.... more »

  • The security of the information entrusted to BU, and the systems on which it resides, starts with the security of your computer. IS&T provides free antivirus software, hard drive encryption, and hard drive destruction services.... more »

  • IS&T continuously monitors the BU campus network to detect and respond to security events and abnormal activity. IS&T also uses firewalls to protect sensitive networks, servers, and applications.... more »

  • The BU Information Security Department offers information security training (helping you understand what you can do to be more secure) and coordinates information security awareness activities and events (explaining why you should do so).... more »

  • Cyber Security is an important part of planning for new projects, services, or research. There are many laws, regulations, policies, standards and guidelines that apply. It is a complex topic and the BU Information Security Department is here to help.... more »

  • When installing and configuring a new server, contact Information Security for guidance and help with proper security, tailored for the sensitivity of information that will be on that system.... more »