The Office of Cybersecurity (OCS) is charged with the responsibility of network and systems security at the University. The OCS works with members of the KSU community, including system administrators, students, staff and faculty to protect the KSU network and infrastructure. The OCS cooperates with administrators at other sites, as well as law enforcement entities, in response to security incidents.

Security Education

Join the OCS for the Office of the CIO workshop – Cybersecurity and You. This one-hour workshop covers the basics of computer security for Windows & Macintosh computers and is geared to students, faculty, & staff.

To register for this mini workshop, go to login to OwlTrain with your NetID and password. Browse to this workshop via the Catalog menu, ITS Computer Skills Workshops, Computer Security, Computer Security Workshop. Instructions here.

We also offer this workshop in your classroom or department! To schedule a group session, please contact us via email at

In addition, the OCS offers numerous educational resources:

Protect Your Portable Devices

Laptops, PDAs, smartphones, as well as a variety of portable storage media such as USB flash drives & portable hard drives are convenient, but increasingly attract thiefs. Learn how to protect your portable devices by reading the Cyber Security Tip by US-Cert, titled: Protecting Portable Devices: Physical Security.