Tag Archives: Enterprise Security

VPN holds steady during COVID-19 crisis

Emory’s virtual private network (VPN) has handled a dramatic increase in usage the past two weeks. We have been running various versions of the F5 SSL VPN here at Emory since at least 2012. Never before, though, has its reliability been as critical as it is today with mandated work-from-home and remote student learning. We […]

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New KB article regarding lost or stolen devices

This week, LITS Enterprise Security published a new knowledge base (KB) regarding the procedure for reporting lost or stolen devices. Several folks have asked about how to do this recently and we created this article in response. For anyone who might be having trouble viewing the article, make sure that you have logged into help.emory.edu […]

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Chris Dehner, Senior Enterprise Information Security Risk & Compliance Specialist, Enterprise Security

Chris Dehner is the new senior enterprise information security risk and compliance specialist in Enterprise Security. Prior to his new Emory work, Chris spent over six years at Kennesaw State University working in the UITS-Office of Cybersecurity as the principal data security analyst. Before jumping into the world of information security, he worked in a wide range […]

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Jason Peterson, FISMA, IT Risk and Compliance Analyst, Enterprise IT Security

Jason Peterson has joined the Enterprise IT Security team as FISMA, IT risk and compliance analyst. Before arriving at Emory, he was an IT audit lead for five years at Lockheed Martin. He has also spent over 15 years in the information security field as an information security compliance lead and working with FISMA assessments […]

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Marvin Head, Security Analyst II, Infrastructure Security

Marvin Head is the newest security analyst on the Infrastructure Security team. Previously he worked for DataPath as a firewall subject matter expert and security engineer. Marvin also was a security engineer for T-Systems North America on their Thyssen-Krupp account. When he first started working in IT, it was at IBM as a service desk […]

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Mike Chilcott, Senior Enterprise Info Security Specialist, Enterprise IT Security

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Mike Chilcott comes to his new role as a senior enterprise security specialist with more than 39 years of computer experience. This experience includes more than 15 years as an enterprise security analyst with Emory Healthcare Information Services. Prior to that, he traveled the United States for two years as a security architect for Accenture. Before […]

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Duo two-factor authentication a major increase in IT security

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(co-authored by Andy Efting and Derek Spransy) The LITS Enterprise Security Office recently completed work on a major security effort at Emory: the implementation of two-factor authentication for external access to Emory’s network. In January of 2014, Enterprise Security prepared a business case in response to an ever increasing assault on Emory applications and the […]

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