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Information for IT Administrators

OIT helps academic and administrative departments comply with data security standards and policies. We often work with campus IT professionals to prevent and respond to data security incidents in their departments.

New IT Administrator? Contact Michael Gilbert at mgilbert@oit.umass.edu with your name, department, email, and phone number in order to access the resources below. 

IT Administrators' Email List

Once you subscribe to this list, you will receive news and updates from OIT as well as event invitations and other information pertinent to IT Administrators. We encourage all departments to have at least one person subscribed to this mailing list. To subscribe, contact Michael Gilbert at mgilbert@oit.umass.edu with your name, department, email, and phone number.

Security Community of Practice

The Security Community of Practice (SCOP) is an interest group for IT professionals at UMass Amherst sponsored by OIT. Meetings occur quarterly and are intended as a forum for best practices on computer security topics. Past topics include:

  • Incident response procedures
  • Using Identity Finder
  • Information security controls
  • Legal issues related to security breaches
  • Encryption

Check the Events Calendar for the next meeting.

Campus IT Administrators' Wiki

IT Adminisrators use this space to learn more about best practices for securing computer systems, access the contents of past SCOP presentations,and other security resources. Once added to the IT Administrators' list, you can also access the Campus IT Administrators' Wiki.You will need your NetID and password to log in.

Last Updated: Jul. 24, 2012