Information Security and Privacy

Articles about Security Assessment, Privacy concerns, antivirus, and phishing.

Articles (12)

Pinned Article Is this spam or phishing?

How do I know if this email is phishing or if it is spam?

"Computer May Be Infected" message

What to do if you get a pop up from your web browser that your computer may be infected.

Email Sensitive Information (Quarantined Emails)

This article lists options for sharing sensitive information. Emails that contain sensitive information are quarantined.


Description of FERPA.

How Do I access IT Security Training?

These instructions provide a quick way of getting to our CougarEd services that allow our Staff and Faculty access to training.

How do I submit a request for assistance with Information Technology?

One of the ways to submit requests for technical assistance from College of Charleston Information Technology is the online portal allows 24/7 access, keep in mind new requests are processed during the normally scheduled workday.

IT Security Awareness Training

This article describes the IT Security Awareness online training program, including notification and enrollment emails.

Manage your Privacy Settings

Links to multiple privacy settings directions.

Managing Consent Management on

How to manage cookie and script storage preferences on

Watch out for Phishing emails

How to recognize signs of an email phishing attempt.

What is spear phishing?

Includes what spear phishing is and what faculty/staff should do if they receive a spear phishing message

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

How to use the Self-Service portal, submit a ticket, or contact the IT Service Desk.