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Cyber Security Tips @ NSU

Ever wonder why the computers lock when not used for a short time? 

Security is the quick answer. This is a cyber security best practice that has industry and State endorsement. Students that walk away from a computer risk lousing their work, but also control of their goNSU and email accounts. Faculty and staff have access to PII (Personally Identifiable Information), NSU accounts, and much more. The more you have access to, the more this practice protects you. To learn more read the State of Oklahoma Information Security: Policy, Information Security Policy, Procedures, Guidelines Procedures, Guidelines. Section 7.4 - Access Control addresses this issue.

Tech Jokes

Why did the developer go broke? 

Because he used up all his cache.


The ITS department at Northeastern State University manages a vast network with over 6500 devices attached to the system. During the course of an academic year the ITS department handles 7000 service request.

Information Technology Services is also responsible for administrative systems including Banner and a number of other interconnected software solutions.

There are many other projects in the works for 2019.