All of us play an important role in keeping our campus community safe. When you log on to our campus network what you do online not only effects your computer, but could impact every other device on the network as well. Before you open an attachment, download a file, or click a link STOP, THINK, CONNECT.
Protecting Yourself and the Campus Community
External devices should not be attached to ETSU systems and opened without a thorough security scan. If your device is compromised, remove it from the ETSU system immediately, DO NOT reattach it, and contact the ETSU Information Technology Services (ITS) for instruction.
The ETSU ITS marks all ETSU email which is sent from an external source as follows:
Email from external sources may be legitimate, but use extra caution, especially if you do not who sent the email, as it may be a "phishing" scheme.
More information may be obtained regarding cyber security from the ETSU ITS websites:
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
The FBI leads the national effort to investigate high-tech crimes, including cyber-based terrorism, espionage, computer intrusions, and major cyber fraud. To stay ahead of current and emerging trends, the FBI gather and share information and intelligence with public and private sector partners worldwide. Academia are strategic partners in the alliance to protect intellectual property. ETSU participates in the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) and proactively works to harden the university's infrastructure and protect intellectual property. To learn more about how to protect intellectual property, or to report a suspected theft, contact ETSU Emergency Management.
Cyber Safety Videos
Helpful videos to make your online experience safer.