The Perelman School of Medicine Office of Information Security is committed to helping protect the security and privacy of data the University considers to be confidential.
Visit our Anti-Virus page for information about getting Symantec Anti-Virus for your computer as well as other helpful tips to protect your data from harmful viruses.
Visit our Encryption page to find out more about sensitive and confidential data and the steps you need to take to protect it.
Visit our PGP Data Encryption for CPUP page to find out more about sensitive and confidential data and the steps you need to take to protect it.
The PMACS security officer works in conjunction with the University to handle security incidents, planning, enforcement, and development of security policies at the University and School of Medicine level.
Visit our Laptop Security page to find out more about ComputracePlus, Penn's program for retrieving lost or stolen laptops.
Other useful security information:
- Alert & Security News
Stay one step ahead with the latest Security Alerts and News.
- Penn's Computer Security Policy
Read the University's Computer Security Policy.
- Penn's Definition of Sensitive Data
See what Penn defines as Sensitive or Confidential Data and find out what you need to do to keep this information safe and secure.
- Security Resources
The Security Resources page has links to resources that may be useful to the School of Medicine community.
- User Responsibilities
With great power comes great responsibility. Find out what yours are by visiting our User Responsibilites page.