Before You Connect Before You Connect
With the growing popularity of working remotely, here are some tips on how to protect yourself before you connect to the Internet.
Don't Get Phished
Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a form of fraud, in which an attacker tries to learn private information by masquerading as a reputable entity or person.
Avoid Cyber Attacks
Safeguard your personal information against the most common Internet threats by reviewing cyber security articles, videos, and online safety tools.
Connect with SecureCanes
When on campus, log in with your CaneID and password to securely connect to SecureCanes, the University's encrypted wireless network.
IT Security Services
Review available services and learn how we can assist you with information security related topics, policies, guidelines, and technologies.
We're Here to Help
The Information Security Office investigates information security related events. Learn more on how to respond and get help.
Access UM's Network via UMIT's Approved Remote Access Tools
Review UMIT's approved and supported remote access tools, which provide a more secure way to access the UM network.


The Information Security Office (ISO) protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the University’s data and information systems by providing proactive security expertise, creating and maintaining a resilient and secure infrastructure and fostering a culture of security awareness and compliance.

We strive to support the University's mission to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service by protecting information where technology is constantly evolving in all areas.

The ISO focuses on three key areas: Information Security Governance, Risk, and Compliance; Information Security Architecture and Engineering; and Information Security Operations.

The ISO offers various services: Awareness and Training, Incident Reponses, Policy and Procedures, Risk Assessments, Security Consulting, and Vulnerability Management.

A collection of resources to inform and promote information security best practices to the University of Miami students, faculty, and staff.

Received a phishing email? Lost a computing device? Report all security incidents ASAP.