Who We Are

The Office of Information Security develops and implements campus-wide policies, controls and procedures to protect the university's information technology resources and systems from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction, as well as monitoring user adherence to these policies.

Responsibilities include:

  • arbitrating and resolving issues and problems relating to ownership, accessibility and updating of responsibilities for computer generated or stored data at the university
  • educating the user community in the ethical usage of information technology resources and systems

Securing the Human


Deadline: October 31


Report a Security Incident

To report a security incident please email abuse@longwood.edu and include a complete description of the problem.

More Information


  • Information Security Newsletter Available

    The Information Security Newsletter is now available. Check out our September 2019 edition!

  • Securing Mobile Devices

    One of the simplest steps you can take to protect yourself is to secure your mobile devices.

  • Email and Phishing

    Phishing is a common attack that uses email or a messaging service to trick you into taking an action you shouldn’t take.

  • Social Engineering

    Are you familiar with what a social engineering attack is and how it might affect your work or personal life?

  • Longwood Phishing Video

    Don't be like Halliday...think before you click!