information security

Don't Let Cyber-Criminals Toy With Your Data

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This year our focus is on protecting Personally Identifiable Information.  Our new website, yourdata.sas.upenn.edu answers faculty and staff questions:

  • Why protecting your sensitive data is important
  • How to to identify sensitive data
  • How to stay safe
  • Where to go if you need help

Encrypting Sparse Disk Images on OS X

This tutorial will show you how to create, mount and use an encrypted sparse disk image in OS X.  This is useful if you have some sensitive data that you do not want to risk having compromised

Managing Your Documents: Working From Your Office Desktop Computer

You can keep your documents secure and accessible when your office computer is connected to the SAS file servers.

Managing your Documents: Working from a laptop

Laptops are more vulnerable to loss, theft, or damage than desktop computers.  Here are guidelines for how to keep your important documents accessible and secure.

Using Secure Share

Secure Share is a web-based application for secure file exchange available to Penn faculty and staff.  It is especially useful for replacing office processes that involve the sending of files with private information through email.

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