Security & Safe Computing

Security & Safe Computing

Security & Safe Computing

Perhaps more than ever before, cyber security is at the forefront and is everyone's responsibility. The Information Security Office is here as your partner to help guide you and support you to keep Rowan University secure. 

Our office provides a wide variety of services, including training and practical guides on keeping your and Rowan University's information safe. 

Report a Security Incident

The Information Security Office is here to help protect you and Rowan University. Whether you believe you have been directly affected by a security incident, such as a compromised password or missing device, or have been made aware of an issue affecting Rowan University systems or data from an external vendor, we want to hear from you.

To report a security incident, call 856-256-4400, email us or submit a ticket in the Rowan Support Portal. Even if you’re unsure whether an issue is a security incident, please contact us. 

Security Awareness Training

We need you to help us keep the Rowan Network secure. Learn how to protect sensitive information and spot potential cyber attacks by taking our security awareness training.


Passwords are your first line of defense in protecting your data. Use these tips to create complex and memorable passwords for each of your online accounts.

Phishing & Other Scams

Do you know how to identify a potential phishing scam? What should you do if you receive a suspicious email? Get the answers to these questions and more.

Security Checklist

Cyber security is everyone's responsibility. Do you know how to keep your computer and information secure? Follow our checklist to learn tips for protecting your data.

Malicious Websites & Malware

Learn the signs of a malicious website that may be trying to steal your passwords or infect your computer, and get other tips for avoiding malware.

Information Security Policies

Review our policies for details about what we expect of students, faculty and staff who access and use the University's information resources and technology.


We want to keep personal information away from cybercriminals. To help us do that, we require all devices that store, process or maintain sensitive data are encrypted.

Antivirus Software

Antivirus software is an important tool for protecting your computer and data from potential attacks. Get our recommendations for protecting your personal device.

Two-Factor Authentication

Strong passwords are essential, but they aren't enough to protect your account. Make your Rowan NetID account more secure with Duo two-factor authentication.

Report Security Incident

Call 856-256-4400, email us or visit to report security incidents. Even if you’re unsure whether an issue is a security incident, please contact us.