Infrastructure and services that provide security, data integrity, and compliance for institutional activities. Includes security services such as virus protection, encryption, privacy impact assessments, information risk management, emergency preparedness, data security, identity management solutions, access controls (i.e., passwords, accounts, and authentication), audit and monitoring systems and services, and data access and stewardship.

Services relating to authentication, access, role-based provisioning, etc.

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

IAM is the combination of technical systems, policies and processes that create, define, and govern the utilization and safeguarding of identity information, as well as managing the relationship between an entity and the resources to which access is needed.


Is your single identifier to securely access many campus IT services and can eventually become your single identifier to access all IT services, workstations/devices, and labs at SDSU. Password management is self-service and recoverable through a variety of options, all selected and managed by you.

Services that provide a secure computing environment for end users. Includes network security, system security, application security, etc.

Secure Computing is a methodology for configuring and securing systems to industry-based secure configuration standards that enable confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT systems. Additionally, secure computing provides standardizing security protocols within networks, servers, computers, and logical designs to enhance overall security posture of the University.


eduroam is SDSU's secured and encrypted wireless network. This additional layer of security protects the user with an encrypted session, and makes eduroam our recommended WiFi network at SDSU. San Diego State University is a member of a “federated” WiFi network called eduroam.

Internet Access

Faculty, staff and students seeking Internet connectivity, network resources for wireless access on campus or network support information, visit Telecommunications and Network Services.

Wireless Access

TNS provides the SDSU community with a centrally-managed wireless network. The network uses the 802.11a/g/n/ac Wi-Fi standards. TNS is continually working on improving our wireless infrastructure. There is no charge to connect to the campus wireless network at this time.

Consultative services, training, education, and awareness raising.

Security Consulting are advisory services to aid the University in design, architecture, and validation that projects align with IT Security policies and standards and ensure that people, technology and processes enable confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT systems. Additionally, security consulting services include Risk Assessments, Audit & Security Architecture Review, Risk Analysis and Reporting and Training and Awareness Education.

Services that respond to, remediate, and seek to prevent security incidents.

Security Incident Response and Investigation are services that combine investigative and remediation actions that respond to a detected security event. Investigation includes host and network-based comprehensive analysis that enable the University to respond to and recover from an incident.

Report an Incident

An information security incident is an event that is a suspected, attempted, or imminent threat of unauthorized use or breach of information. Information security incidents should be reported to the SDSU Information Technology Security Office.

Services relating to institutional policy or compliance guidelines and requirements. Includes support for audit processes.

Security Policy and Compliance Services provides University policy, compliance guidelines and requirements. Enabling Governance, Risk and Compliance capabilities that integrate University objectives, governance management and assurance of performance, risk, and compliance activities. 


SDSU Computing Network Access

SDSU provides wired and wireless network connections to faculty, staff, students, and selected guests. SDSU recognizes a policy of acceptable and appropriate use for your SDSU network connection. By connecting to or using an SDSU network connection, you agree to abide these policies. Furthermore, you agree to accept responsibility for any misuse by other individuals who use your computer or network connection. In addition, you must abide by all other campus and California State University policies as well as current state and federal law.