Enterprise Security

Leadership: Brad Sanford, Chief Information Security Officer
Contact: Email us, or call the University Service Desk (404-727-7777)

What We Do:

The Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) Information Security department supports the central missions of Emory University and Emory Healthcare by helping to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Emory's information and information systems. The LITS Information Security Department helps facilitate and coordinate information security activities primarily within the following areas of responsibility:

  • Security Policy and Strategy
  • Security Awareness
  • Security Architecture
  • IT Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance
  • Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • Data Protection
  • Computer Security Incident and Data Breach Response

Our Projects and Priorities:

  • Information Security Policy Updates
  • Information Security Awareness Campaign
  • PGP Whole Disk Encryption Deployment
  • Trusted Storage Implementation
  • Trusted Zone Audit Remediation
  • HIPAA, SSN, and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Risk Assessments
  • Enterprise Vulnerability Scanning
  • Security Event Management, Reporting and Alerting
  • Security Web Portal Development
  • Improve Firewall Security Configuration for Academic Network
  • Enhancements to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Capabilities