Services that provide security, data integrity, and compliance for institutional activities.

Services (12)

Administrative Rights

To install certain software and hardware on a TWU PC, users must have administrative rights on that computer.

Emergency Notifications (Pioneer Alerts)

Texas Woman's University Department of Public Safety uses a variety of methods to alert students, faculty, and staff in case of a significant emergency on a campus.

Guest Access

Individuals such as contractors, visiting scholars, and others such as support staff from outside companies may be eligible for TWU portal usernames.

Hard Drive Magnetizing (Degausser)

Degaussing (magnetizing) hard drives is an industry best practice for data security.

ID Cards, Card Readers, and Access Control Systems

ID cards and readers are managed by ID and Dining Services.

Information Security Investigations

Legal investigations for the inappropriate use of information resources.

Risk Assessment

Laws (TAC and HIPAA) and industry mandates (PCI) require organizations to assess their vulnerabilities and risks.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificates

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption secures websites, intranets, extranets, and other server-based applications.

Security Incident Response

Reporting information security concerns.

Spam Filtering Service (Proofpoint)

Proofpoint has been a leader in effective blocking of email-borne threats for over a decade.

SSO Authentication (Shibboleth)

Shibboleth is the authentication system that enables access to web applications via single sign-on. Portal ID account holders use Shibboleth to gain access to these resources.

Usernames and Passwords (Pioneer Portal)

All faculty, staff, and students associated with Texas Woman's University must have a Pioneer Portal account. This account is the key to unlocking several information pages that are found only on TWU's Intranet (Portal).