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  • Members of the public can bring their sensitive documents to be shredded free of charge.

    Bring your sensitive items to shred free of charge on Wednesday, October 9

    September 25, 2019

    Clemson University’s Office of Information Security and Privacy will sponsor a Document Shred Event on Wednesday, October 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Shredding services will be available at 118 Ravenel Center Place (in the side parking lot). The event will be free and open to the public. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month […]

  • Weston Belk, left, and Max Harley are helping organize a competition that will help students from across the Southeast sharpen their cybersecurity skills.

    Cybersecurity comes sharply into focus with student competition on Saturday

    September 23, 2019

    Students from throughout the Southeast are converging on Clemson University this Saturday for a competition that will test their cybersecurity skills and help prepare them to protect sensitive data from hackers. At least eight teams are planning to participate in Clemson University-Capture The Flag.

  • A man stands in front of a rooftop garden with tall grass and flowers

    Meet a Tiger: John Hoyt, director of security infrastructure and operations

    September 18, 2019

    John Hoyt and his team go to war every day with an enemy that is nameless, faceless and lives in the electronic ether where it can literally be any place, any time. It’s akin to battling ghosts, but don’t be fooled: Ambiguous as these villains are, they cause very real destruction and suffering. As director […]

  • Clemson University ramps up cybersecurity offerings to meet growing need in Charleston area

    May 28, 2019

    Charleston’s technology industry is growing like sea oats on a sand dune and could soon sprout fresh sprigs as Clemson University plants the seeds for new cybersecurity initiatives at its campus overlooking the Cooper River. Two faculty members, Harlan Russell and Kelly Caine, are relocating to the Charleston area for a year to take the lead in creating the initiatives, which will be offered at the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston.

  • CU Cyber poses with its first-place medals at the Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition. From left to right: Foster McLane, Max Harley, Carson Sallis, Andrew Samuels, Nick Bulischeck, Rusty Cuff, Weston Belk, Nathan Gantt, Kyle Wolfe, Kenneth Simpson, David Houston, Zac Whitworth.

    Clemson cybersecurity team wins state competition’s top prize

    April 18, 2018

    CLEMSON — CU Cyber, the Clemson University competitive cybersecurity team, won first place at the recent Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition (PCDC) at Trident Technical College in Charleston. The victory marks the fourth time in the last six years CU Cyber has taken home the top prize. “After winning in 2016 and coming in second place […]

  • Clemson’s Office of Information Security and Privacy will sponsor a Shred Day event on Monday October 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the northwest side of Littlejohn Coliseum.

    Bring sensitive items to shred on Shred Day, October 23

    October 18, 2017

    Clemson University’s Office of Information Security and Privacy will sponsor a Shred Day event on Monday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chapin-based certified document destruction company Shred360 will provide shredding services on the northwest side of Littlejohn Coliseum (at the corner of Perimeter Road and Ravenel Road). October is National Cyber Security Awareness […]

  • Cybersecurity Video Series shows you how to stay safe online

    March 27, 2017

    With stories of cybercrime dominating the headlines, CCIT wants to help keep you safe online with the Clemson Cybersecurity Video Series. The series will feature a wide array of cybersecurity topics, focusing on one per video in short, useful installments. If there’s a topic you would like to see covered, contact Ryan Real. New videos […]

  • Office of Information Security and Privacy to sponsor Shred Bowl

    November 14, 2016

    Clemson’s Office of Information Security and Privacy is sponsoring the 4th annual Shred Bowl on Wednesday, November 16th, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Littlejohn Coliseum’s North Lot. Shredding materials containing personal or sensitive information can help to combat the ever-growing problem of identity theft.  This event is free […]

  • Clemson University hosting SC Cyber Upstate Kickoff Conference

    September 1, 2016

    Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center will host the SC Cyber Upstate Kickoff Conference Sept. 14 to bring together Upstate industries, businesses and colleges with expertise or interests in cybersecurity.

  • The CU Cyber team poses with its place trophy at the Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition. From left to right, front to back: John Hoyt, Spencer Provost, Peter Schatteman, Nick Bulischeck, Mackenzie Binns, Kevin McKenzie, Foster McLane, Tyler Bautista.

    Clemson cybersecurity team wins state competition

    May 3, 2016

    CU Cyber, the Clemson University competitive cybersecurity team, won first place at the recent Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition at Trident Technical College in Charleston. Team captain MacKenzie Binns also earned MVP honors as the team took home its third title in four years.

  • John Hoyt works with students Zach Whitworth, Grant Adams and Carson Sallis in Clemson's new Cybersecurity Operations Center.

    Students will gain cybersecurity skills in new Clemson center

    February 15, 2016

    Clemson University’s new Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) will help create the cybersecurity professionals of the future while keeping the campus network safe. The CSOC serves as a command center where student interns can work with Clemson’s IT security professionals to monitor activity on Clemson’s network, perform forensic investigations on past events and create predictive analyses.

  • Teams from eight colleges meet Saturday in cybersecurity competition

    January 29, 2016

    Nearly 60 students representing eight universities from around the Southeast will turn Clemson University’s Hendrix Student Center into a cybersecurity battleground in Saturday’s GhostRed competition, held in conjunction with General Electric (GE) Power engineers and Clemson University’s Office of Information Security and Privacy.