Office of Cybersecurity

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Report an incident

Report a HIPAA Incident

**A HIPAA incident would include the loss of Protected Health Information (PHI)

Cybersecurity teams

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Risk management & compliance (RMC)

Working with campus partners to secure data and reduce risk.

Learn about RMC

HIPAA security program

Contact RMC

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Cybersecurity operations

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

Report an incident

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Endpoint management & security standards

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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.

Contact IT Policy

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

More cybersecurity policies

Initiatives, strategies & plans

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regulatory compliance

Supporting UW–Madison faculty, staff, and researchers with compliance in multiple regulatory categories impacting protected and sensitive data including HIPAA, GDPR, CUI 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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