The Office of Information Security (OIS) manages security policies and compliance,
protects information assets, creates security awareness and investigates university
The Office of Information Security (OIS) in the Office of Technology Services (OTS)
plays a vital role in ensuring that your computing experience at Towson University
is as safe as possible. To do this, OIS is constantly working to prevent phishing
scams and the spread of viruses, fend off hackers and perform other behind the scenes
Taking the time and responsibility to keep your computer safe and to protect your
personal information is a shared priority during your time here at Towson University.
Explore the Office of Information Security’s web pages for essential tools and tips
to help better secure your computer, personally identifiable information (PII) and
Ensure the meeting is password protected, which requires participants to enter a password
Confirm meeting topics or calendar invites do not include any sensitive information.
Make sure sensitive meetings are not recorded. Instructional meetings may be recorded
with prior consent. See the Instructional Lecture Capture Guidelines & Release Forms section on this page.
INSTRUCTIONAL LECTURE CAPTURE GUIDELINES AND RELEASE FORM
Faculty and staff who intend to use instructional lecture capture resources supported
by Towson University are to adhere to the Instructional Lecture Capture Guidelines to ensure the FERPA regulations are not violated.
If a faculty/staff member intends to reuse recordings where the image, voice or materials
of students are captured, the Instructional Lecture Capture Release Form must be used. *Be sure to read the guidelines (above) first.