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Our Commitment

Our CommitmentWe are committed to keeping the Information Security Center website and the discussions on our mailing list up to date and relevant.

As new products, tools, and services are released we will review them for use by the California Community Colleges. As new threats emerge, we will keep you up to date. We are looking for suggestions as well.

If you have any IS-related concerns or if you would like to volunteer for the Information Security Advisory Committee, please contact Omer Usmani at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


We provide training, vulnerability scans, tools, server monitoring and more

About Us

The top information security priorities and our commitment to the CCC


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What We Do:

The California Community Colleges Information Security Center proactively assesses the information security needs of the system, and offers services to CCC campuses designed to maintain the integrity of information systems by:

  • Understanding CCC IS priorities
  • Offering free vulnerability scanning
  • Developing IS policies & procedures
  • Promoting IS awareness
  • Publicizing important IS information

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Top Stories

5 ways higher education can optimize data security during a pandemic,, Sept. 10, 2020

5 Ways Higher Ed Can Optimize Data Security During Pandemic

This article looks at how higher education organizations can safeguard data while operating remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond. ... Full story

NetWalker ransomware continues streak of college attacks, EdScoop, June 4, 2020

Columbia, UCSF, MSU Among NetWalker Ransomware Victims

A week after an attack on Michigan State, a form of ransomware known as NetWalker added two more colleges to its list of victims ... Full story

Cybersecurity image courtesy of, July 20, 2020

COVID-19 Giving Cyberattackers Opportunity to Hack Universities

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned into an opportunity for hackers while inadvertently creating more opportunity for the attacks to be successful ... Full story