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. 

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  • 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

Learn what a COVID-19 phishing attempt might look like and the steps you need to take when you think you've received.


How to stay safe online and defend against cyber attacks

The threat of cyber-attacks is real, and we are all responsible for staying secure.

Be in control of your personal data

Are you and your devices safe? After reading this you may think otherwise.