About ITSO

The IT Security Office (ITSO) is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data at Florida International University. Our missionis to safeguard the University's assets and the credentials of the University community while maintaining compliance with regulations that the University must abide by.

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  • support Risk Management
  • flash_on Security Assessment

Main contact

Please direct all matters concerning security incidents to security@fiu.edu.

Information Security Ofice Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC) 11200 SW 8th Street, PC 531 Miami, FL 33199 (305) 348-1366

If you are experiencing, aware of, or suspect an incident, report it to the Information Security Office. Depending on your affiliation with FIU, choose the corresponding option below and complete the Incident Response Form with details.


  • Policies

    Provide guidance and define responsibilities and procedures relating to the operational implementation of the University's information technology resources.

  • Procedures

    Storage devices must be erased using a repeated overwrite operation, purged, degaussed, or destroyed prior to storage media being sent to surplus, reused, donated, or discarded.

  • Copyright

    Implement University practices that abide and conform to the Federal Law involving the download, upload, or distribution of copyright protected digital material in any fashion.

  • Guidelines

    Establish accountability and prudent and acceptable practices regarding the use and safeguarding of the university's information resources.