About ISS

Mission

The mission of UNH/USNH Information Security Services (ISS) is to:

  • Ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of data stored in UNH and USNH information technology systems
  • Monitor regulatory compliance and University policy enforcement as applicable to the protection of academic, business, personal and other confidential data
  • Ensure appropriate physical and technical security safeguards for the University data centers and core technology infrastructure
  • Provide information security training to the UNH and USNH communities.

The UNH/USNH Information Security Officer (ISO) provides leadership in establishing policies, standards and recommended practices in the following areas of information security: technology deployment, identity management, privacy, disaster recovery, emergency preparedness and response to security breaches and incidents. 

ISS is a member of the USNH Information Security Committee (ISC), the UNH IT Security Committee (ITSec) and the UNH University Emergency Group (UEG).  ISS partners with the UNH Police Department in the management of the security camera systems and standard for all UNH campuses: Concord, Durham and Manchester. 

Services

Services provided by ISS are generally available to faculty and staff at all UNH campuses and facilities as well as USNH staff.  Service details are listed on the UNH IT Service Catalog under the 'Security' category at https://www.unh.edu/it/information-security-services/services

ISS Staff and Contact Information

Brian Dennis Gaon

UNH/USNH Information Security Officer (ISO)
Email: Brian.Gaon@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-1571

 

Rori Boyce

Information Security Compliance Program Manager
Email: Rori.Boyce@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-2377

 

Nancy Harrington

Information Security Operations Engineer (USNH IDM)
Email: Nancy.Harrington@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-4235

 

Tony Dumas

Information Security Operations Engineer
Email: Tony.Dumas@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-5034
 

Shelby Descoteaux

Information Security Operations Technician
Email: Shelby.Descoteaux@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-2009

 

ISS Campus Address: One Leavitt Lane, Durham, NH 03824

Department Email: info.sec@unh.edu 

ISS Support Request Webform: https://itsupport.unh.edu/itsec/