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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Information Security
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Information Security

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/its/security/

Why Should Cyber Security Matter To Me?

Your data is important to you. It is important both that you have your data and that other people don’t have it. In order to properly protect your data, there are some steps you can take. That’s where we come in. We're here to help give you the knowledge and tools you need to better protect yourself, your data, and your identity.

Who We Are...

Information Security is here to protect the University. Through risk mitigation and security awareness training, we strive for a more security conscious mindset on campus.

Senior Director for Information Security and Assurance, HIPAA Privacy Officer

Shane Dwyer is the Senior Director for Information Security and Assurance at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Joining the University in late 2012, he has been working to bring a more security conscious mindset to campus. Prior to this he served in the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information System Security from American Military University.

Information Security Analyst

Ryan Williams is the Information Security Analyst and Asset Manager at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Joining the University in mid 2008 he has worked at both the Edina location and Mankato campus. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Student Security Team

Currently, the security team consists of eight students. These interns and various other positions work to improve security on campus. Coming from a variety of backgrounds they all share a similar passion for security.

Asset Management Team

Currently, the asset management team consists of two students. These students are in charge of the secure disposal and redistribution of assets with storage (computers, tablets and other devices).