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Security Liaisons

Security Liaisons are crucial to the success of the Information Security Program at the University of South Carolina.

The program relies on the shared responsibilities of many individuals within the organization to safeguard the Unversities assets and resources. Security Liaisons play a vital role that assists the University in Cybersecurity related activities, strategies, and best practices to keep the enterprise and its assets secure. 

In accordance with IT 3.00, each USC Organizational Unit (OU) must have a designated Security Liaison who works in conjunction with members of the University Information Security Office (UISO). The designated Security Liaison will be a conduit for communication between the UISO and their represented OU with the purpose of identifying, reducing, and addressing risks with the OU and strengthening the overall information security program for the university. Each OU have a primary and secondary Liaison  

The Primary Security Liaison Duties may include the following:

  • Point of contact for Information Security Incidents.
  • Representatives on the Information Security Committee.
  • Point of contact for vulnerabilities within the assiged OU.
  • Primary contact for completion of the annual Security Survey.

View the current list of liaisons [pdf] (login required). 

For more information on Security Liaisons, see the Roles and responsibilities. 

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