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Cyber Security


Cyber security, also known as information security or infosec, is an important component of Clark College's technology portfolio and is becoming increasingly vital as our dependence on networks and connected devices grow. Information Technology Services is committed to providing a safe computing environment here on campus and also in preparing our students, faculty, and staff with the necessary knowledge to use technology safely elsewhere.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)
Stay safe online

Own IT.

  • Never Click and Tell: staying safe on social media
  • Update Privacy Settings
  • Keep Tabs on Your Apps: best practices for device applications

Secure IT.

  • Shake Up Your Passphrase Protocol: create strong, unique passphrases
  • Double Your Login Protection: turn on multi-factor authentication
  • Shop Safe Online
  • Play Hard To Get With Strangers: how to spot and avoid phish

Protect IT.

  • If You Connect, You Must Protect: updating to the latest security software, web browser and operating systems
  • Stay Protected While Connected: Wi-Fi safety
  • If You Collect It, Protect It: keeping customer/consumer data and information safe

What is Cyber Security?

Cyber security is the process of protecting assets through means of preventing breaches, detecting anomalies and compromised controls, and responding to affected communities and law enforcement agencies when necessary.

Internet Storm Center Infocon Level

Internet Storm Center Infocon Status 

Services We Provide

  • Incident Management and Response
  • Regulations and Compliance (WA OCIO, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, FERPA, GLBA)
  • Campus Outreach
  • Security Operations


Phishing Email Examples

Phishing message sample showing hidden links with HTML.

Phishing sample email. Spoofed From address, empty To field, and a link to an unrelated website from the spoofed organization.