It is the responsibility of the President, Vice Presidents, Deans and Directors, IT Managers, to properly respond in a consistent manner, with appropriate leadership and technical resources, to an incident that threatens the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of information resources.
The Information Technology office are to facilitate and provide guidance with any computer security incidents that affects college IT resources or threatens the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of college information.
- National Student Clearinghouse Data Breach
July 6th, 2023
- Library Security Incident
Feb. 23rd, 2009
What is an incident?
An incident can be defined as any act that violates Information Security policies.
The types of activity below are common violations and should be reported to Western IT:
- unauthorized attempts (either failed or successful) to gain access to a system or data
- unauthorized use of a system for processing or storing data
- inappropriate usage according to the IT Security Policy or Acceptable Use Policy
- theft or loss of college computing equipment and/or data
How can I report an incident?
If you would like to report an incident that meets the criteria for a violation please contact the Helpdesk at 580-477-7907 and send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not submit personally identifiable information via email.
Or, report a Safety and Security Incident Report.
What is Western Oklahoma State College?
AboutWestern Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
VisionWestern Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
MissionThe mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.