University of Wisconsin–Madison

Office of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity teams

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Risk Management and Compliance (RMC)

Working with campus partners to secure data and reduce risk.

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HIPAA security program

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Cybersecurity Operations

Monitoring the campus network for vulnerabilities, attacks, and incident response.


Report an incident

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Business Systems Security

Security for infrastructure and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

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Cybersecurity Programs

IT policy, security education, training, and awareness.


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Contact Cybersecurity Awareness Training

IT Asset Reporting Policy

This policy:

  • Establishes an IT asset reporting program which provides the framework, guidelines, and requirements for reporting accurate IT asset data at UW–Madison.
  • Supports procurement, maintenance, security, and disposal operations, and assists with the identification of institutional IT spending.
  • Informs IT strategic planning and provides data to identify and resolve Cybersecurity risks.

IT Asset Reporting Policy

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Initiatives, strategies & plans

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Regulatory Compliance

Supporting UW–Madison faculty, staff, and researchers with compliance in five regulatory categories impacting protected and sensitive data. (HIPAA, GDPR, CUI, GLBA and PCI-DSS)

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The Endpoint Management & Security Project’s overarching purpose is to identify, procure and implement a common set of efficient and effective solutions before January 1, 2020.

More about endpoint management

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Information Security Program
and Work Plan Initiative

A UW System initiative with a two-year work plan to bring all campuses in alignment around cybersecurity. UW–Madison is an enthusiastic partner in this initiative.

Departmental IT Security Baseline

About initiative

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Multi-Factor Authentication adds an extra layer of security that requires an individual to verify their identity using something that only they possess — for example, a smartphone or token.

More about Multi-factor Authentication

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