Information Security

The mission of the Information Security Office is to support the goals of Marshall University Information Technology by assuring the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information.

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Protecting Your Data
Malware & Scams
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symantec-logo-72The MU Information Security office strongly recommends using antivirus software and keeping operating systems up-to-date. Symantec® Endpoint Protection (SEP) is an antivirus software solution which is offered to all Marshall students, faculty, and staff at no extra charge.

The current version of SEP is available as a web download for Windows and Mac OS operating systems. A MUNET account username and password are required to access the download link.

There are two download options of SEP available:

  1. The PERSONAL/HOME version is optimized for use by students, faculty, and staff on personally-owned computers that are frequently used at home or on-campus. Be sure to uninstall any existing anti-virus software before installing this version of Symantec Endpoint Protection®. Running multiple antivirus applications can cause problems with your computer.
  2. The MANAGED version is optimized for installation on University-owned computers. Virus-definitions are received through LiveUpdate whether on-campus or off. Managed client software also periodically updates the MU campus server with the security status of the client – whether protected, at-risk or infected.

If you have questions, concerns or comments, please contact the Marshall University IT Service Desk @ (304)-696-3200.

Please submit all matters concerning security incidents using the Information Security Incident Report Form.

Main Contact:
Sarah Quarles
Drinko Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington WV 25755
Phone: (304)-696-3724
Fax: (304) 696-3239
Email: infosec@marshall.edu

Chief Information Security Officer:
Jon B. Cutler, MS, CISSP
Drinko Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755-2066
Tel: (304)-696-3270
Cell: (304)-634-7935

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