KSU’s IT department earns honor for work on enhancing security

KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University is being recognized among dozens of multi-billion dollar…

Georgia (Jan 25, 2013) — KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University is being recognized among dozens of multi-billion dollar companies like Coca-Cola, Comcast and FedEx for its Information Technology Services department’s ability to enhance the security for all students and staff.


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Staff members and students in the Information Technology Services at Kennesaw State University will be recognized as one of 40 organizations to receive the CSO40 award for their work with the Net I.D. system they customized for the university’s use in April. Those who have contributed in the software customization include, from left, Information Technology Services Executive Director Lectra Lawhorne, Associate Director McCree Lake, junior Steven Carver, senior Matt Sims, Associate Director Stephen Gay, Identity and Access Management Engineer Tobias Quosigk, ITS System Support Professional V Herman Owens and Anay Limaye.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu