Student Security Resources

Know your rights and responsibilities concerning the proper and ethical use of technology on campus by reading the UCF IT policies and The Golden Rule student handbook. The handbook provides important information about how the University responds to violations involving copyright infringement based on the HEOA Compliance Program for Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyrighted Material. Please review the Information Security Brochure for Students.

The safety of your personal and university information is a shared responsibility.

Please review more on how to prevent security incidents:

Email Security

  • Only Respond to Legitimate Email
    • Legitimate email from UCF will
      • come from a ucf.edu address
      • not ask you to reply with personal information, login credentials or passwords
  • Always check links provided in an email before you click

Computer Security

  • Keep Passwords Strong
  • Lock your laptop before you walk away
  • Keep your computer and anti-virus software up to date

Know your rights and responsibilities concerning the proper and ethical use of technology on campus by reading UCF IT policies.

Computer Security Incident: If you suspect your identity or data was compromised, or detect any suspicious activity on your computer, immediately contact your IT staff and the UCF Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) at sirt@ucf.edu. 


Request further information or send your feedback to infosec@ucf.edu.