Eastern Michigan University

About the Cyber Security Awareness Committee

"24% of all identity theft complaints made to the Federal Trade Commission are made by college students."  Source: DHS.GOV

The Cyber Security Awareness Committee (CyberSAC) consists of a group of interested individuals from the College of Technology, Faculty Development Center, University Communications, and the Division of Information Technology that aspire to work collaboratively to improve cyber security awareness and cyber safety of EMU students and other members of the University community.

Goals and Objectives

Goal:  Increase the awareness of cyber security at Eastern Michigan University and integrate security best practices into the culture of the institution.


  1. Reduce the number of compromised accounts, stolen laptops, stolen mobile devices, and virus infections.
  2. Establish a baseline of EMU cyber safety knowledge perceptions and increase the percentage of EMU community awareness of security best practices.
  3. Increase awareness of the Information Assurance program.
  4. Improve the annual security awareness program provided by the Division of Information Technology.

Project Participants

Samir Tout, Ph.D. Information Assurance [email protected]
Peggy Liggit, Ph.D. Faculty Development Center [email protected]
Sue Procter Information Technology [email protected]
Rocky Jenkins Information Technology [email protected]

Want to help?

If you want to participate in this project, please contact any committee member listed above.