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The Division of Information Technology takes cybersecurity very seriously. Our Cyber Defense Department is in place to identify, protect, respond and recover from cyber-related incidents impacting Augusta University and the Augusta University Health System.  

The Cyber Defense department provides training, education, and vital information about any current cyber threats to our enterprise. Remember, if you suspect a cyber threat, it’s better to report it immediately than to wait until it’s too late. 

72CYBER (706-722-9237)

  • Lost or Stolen AU credentials
  • Lost or stolen device with access to AU systems
  • Computer or device acting strange
  • Suspected malware

  • Clicked on something suspicious
  • Received strange text on AU cellphone
  • Received distrustful email

Protect Yourself, Protect AU


Unfortunately, the internet is not as safe as we wish it could be. Because of this, we need to take steps to ensure that we do not compromise the security of Augusta University or AU Health Systems.

Cyber News

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Augusta University recognized for cybersecurity efforts with the prestigious CSO50 Award

Augusta University was recently recognized with the 2023 CSO50 Award, given to organizations and individuals for their exceptional cybersecurity and thought leadership contributions to the field.

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Augusta University’s SIEGE CyberOps provides cybersecurity services throughout Georgia

“This latest iteration of our cybersecurity work exemplifies Augusta University’s commitment to serving the entire state of Georgia,” said Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD.

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Multi-factor authentication required for Augusta University-owned devices

As part of ongoing efforts to protect digital identities and Augusta University data, the Division of Information Technology, following guidelines and security protocols of the University System of Georgia and Augusta University, will enable multi-factor authentication on all AU-owned devices.

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Graduation Week 2021: Cyber operations grad prepares for future in software engineering

When Maggie Cluney learned about the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences moving to the Georgia Cyber Center, she decided to leave Savannah to join Jaguar Nation.