Information Technology at Sinclair Community College (SCC)
The Information Technology function at SCC is organized under Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Kenneth Moore. The Director and Chief Technology Officer is Scott McCollum who manages and directs the development and production activities for all hardware, software, information security, and telecommunication service and support components which facilitate the effective distribution and operation of Information Technology functions.
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Dan O'Callaghan, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), reports to CTO Scott McCollum. The primary responsibility of the CISO is to develop and implement a campus-wide security program that supports the academic and administrative use of information technology. He also provides specialized consulting, materials, programs, and analysis related to the areas of information security. CISO mission statement
Encouraging IA Awareness
The CISO publishes periodic items to faculty, staff and students on specific security related topics. Some examples of recent publications include:
- Password Security
- USB drives on campus computers
- Encrypting senstive information
- Properly ending online sessions with Angel (the SCC course content manager tool).
- Security awareness video
- General security awareness
The Information Technology Department publishes a quarterly newsletter, KnowIT, to faculty, staff and students. Here is the Spring 2011 newsletter.