If you plan on regularly accessing your data on the SAS file server from a laptop or from off-campus, you will want to use http://remote.sas.upenn.edu/nc. This site allows you to have direct access to your files and folders for easy management. These directions will explain how to create a secure connection from your computer to the file server.
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.