information security

Identity Finder Protects Sensitive Personal Information

Identity Finder is software that can find personal information, such as Social Security numbers and credit card information, that is stored on a personal computer. Penn has licensed Identity Finder to help users find and protect this kind of data.

Basic Information Security for Instructors and TAs

As instructors, you have privileged access to sensitive private information; especially, student names and grades. Federal law requires you to protect the privacy of this information. Therefore...


Many people are concerned about threats to their personal privacy, from receiving junk mail to being the victim of identity theft.

New Linux Rootkit Reported

The CERT for Germany`s National Research and Education Network (DFN-CERT – Deutsches Forschungsnetz) is warning of a new spate of attacks using a variant of the

Drupal Security Consideration

Drupal is a robust content management system (CMS) written in PHP that uses a <

Co-op Opportunities

Information Security Co-op

We're looking for smart, motivated individuals to help us in our efforts to keep systems safe.  Become a part of the team responsible for literally thousand

Desktop Computing Security Policies and Recommendations

SAS Computing has developed a set of policies and common practices designed to maximize the security of desktop machines.


The Security and Privacy Impact Assessment (SPIA) is a University-wide initiative to identify and protect personal and confidential information across the University.

Information Security

SAS Computing Information Security staff help safeguard the security and privacy of confidential University data. Services include:

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