Stephen F. Austin State University

Mission and Services

Our Mission

IT Security delivers all of the following services and more:

Your constructive feedback regarding our success or failure in meeting these objectives are always welcome.

Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service

The VPN service option is a fully managed, end-to-end IP-based service enabling customers to securely connect to various SFA network resources through an encrypted connection. This service is a fully managed solution for customers interested in utilizing standard based encryption technology as the foundation for secure, high performance data communications.

YOUR Responsibilities

Firewall Service

The firewall service addresses all phases of a firewall security solution, including architectural validation, implementation, operations, and ongoing configuration management. The service provides secure authorization and access control with due consideration to impact on network performance. The IT network and security analysts will provide consultation to aid in establishing the access controls required to protect data assets.

OUR Responsibilities

We will provide:

YOUR Responsibilities

Security Awareness Training and Consulting Service

IT Security awareness program includes basic security training and workshops, and many other awareness and compliance programs. We will offer group, department, or individual on-demand training options. Training classes will be offered through Professional Development and Technology resources.

Implementation and Support:

Risk Management

Our team is responsible for maintaining and developing IT Security-related policies and procedures on campus. IT Security also measures compliance with existing policies through the annual risk assessment process.

YOUR Responsibilities

Incident Management and Response

IT Security performs incident management activities with the approval of university executive management and maintains a high level of expertise including incident handling certifications. We provide experienced leadership and counsel to individuals and departments faced with a security breach or an unauthorized disclosure of confidential information. The services include:

Implementation and Support

YOUR Responsibilities