Security

The Information Security group supports Caltech's mission by working to protect the integrity, confidentiality and security of Institute electronic information resources.

Information Security provides the following services:

  • Network activity and system log monitoring for detection of malicious activity against online resources
  • Incident response for computer security related events
  • Handling of abuse and suspicious activity complaints
  • Legal compliance enforcement and investigation of misuse allegations
  • Application security vulnerability testing and remediation advice
  • Consultation and advice regarding secure configuration of servers and workstations
  • Access control and management for core Institute electronic resources
  • SSL Certificates for websites hosted on Caltech's network
  • General resource for questions and concerns related to computer security

If you need to report a computer or information security incident, complaint, or concern, please send email to security@caltech.edu. If your email is not working, you can also phone in reports by calling the IMSS Help Desk at (626) 395-3500.