Tag Archives: Enterprise Security

New team created in Enterprise Security: Information Security Architecture

As members of the LITS division can attest, technology is always changing and evolving. And, unfortunately, bad actors are doing the same: constantly advancing how, where, and when they attack systems and exploit vulnerabilities. It is in large part due to these factors that Brad Sanford, LITS Chief Information Security Officer, has created a new […]

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COVID-19/Important cyber-security reminders

A crisis like COVID-19 is ideal breeding ground for cyber-attackers preying on general fears and misinformation. Since the pandemic began, several government and global organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have reported an increase in phishing emails. “Phishing” is the most common type of cyber-attack that affects organizations like ours. Phishing […]

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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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