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Information Security Incidents at NU

Information security incidents are events that give someone access to sensitive information (personally identifiable details, passwords, academic, health, or financial records) without permission. If you suspect a security incident has occured, immediately contact your school or department, local technical support staff, the NUIT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) or NUIT Information System Security/Complaince at security@northwestern.edu

Some possible examples of security incidents include:

Remember, these are only a few examples of information security incidents. If you feel threatened, in danger, or if a crime was committed, immediately contact University Police.

To report a: Contact:
Information security incident
NUIT Information Security/Compliance (ISS/C) security@northwestern.edu
Crime (including theft of electronic equipment) or emergency
University Police 911 on campus


Last Updated: 20 August 2013

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