Information Security

Protecting Utica College information is the responsibility of all Utica College employees. The Information Security Office, part of IITS, is here to help departments and individuals meet or exceed the legal requirements of protecting College information in paper and electronic formats.

Check back often for warnings, announcements, training opportunities, and videos. 

Email attachments, bad links, sharing personal information via email.  Watch this video for tips on protecting yourself and College information.

Staying Safe Online

High: Alerts labeled as High, also represented with Orange Bars, include threats that are actively affecting or have a high likely hood of affecting the Utica College services and its users, on and off the Utica College network. This may also include unplanned maintenance events.
Medium: Alerts labeled as Medium, also represented by Blue Bars, include threats that have been identified, but have not yet been confirmed with a high likelihood to affect the Utica College network and its users.
Announcement: Alerts labeled as Announcements, also represented by Grey bars, may include planned training events, service outages, maintenance events, and other notices that apply to users, groups, or the campus as a whole.

Current Alerts

Medium | 02/16/2018
Reaching out to Utica College
We have received email messages from Darrius @  This message is reaching out to various groups associated with Utica College of Syracuse University, which is not the actual name for Utica College. This message may not infect your machine, but should still be avoided.

At the very least this is a sales pitch, at worst they could be trying to gather information to use at a later time.

image of a sample phishing message

Upcoming Alerts

No alerts have been reported at this time

If you are experiencing problems, you can contact the Technology Support Center in one of the following ways:


James Farr
Director of Information Security and Network Specialist

315 223 2386
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502