A one-time mandatory password change is coming in April for NetID accounts that have
not already converted their password to a passphrase. Affected individuals will be
notified via email. Please use caution when receiving any notice about resetting your
password and only use theapproved password reset tool to do so.
If you see something, say something. It’s important that you notify us if you are
aware of a potential cyber security incident. We have a team of individuals that can
help minimize damage and examine evidence.
Have you received any phishy emails lately? DoIT does everything it can to keep annoying
and dangerous phishing emails out of your inbox, however, a few do get through. Report
them to firstname.lastname@example.org
As computing power becomes less expensive and more available, passwords are becoming
easier to crack. In an effort to improve user account security, the Information Security
Program Council (ISPC) has approved the use of passphrases for NetIDs.
If you ever feel unsafe, always contact University Police at 333 from a campus phone
or (631) 632-3333 from an external line. For less severe cybersecurity-related issues,
you can reach our team directly at (631) 632-1435.
The Information Security Program brings people, process and technology together to
manage cyber risk to Stony Brook University’s mission, and to protect all members
of our community.
Success of the Program hinges upon our ability to:
our most valuable assets, and the threats and vulnerabilities that expose them to
the members of our campus community and the data we have been entrusted with.
attempted and successful attacks to our computing environment.
to cyber incidents in an organized and effective manner while minimizing their impact.
from successful attacks, thereby ensuring the institution’s further success.
Services that provide a secure computing environment for end users. Includes network
security, system security, application security, etc.