UCSF is committed to protecting the security of our data, networks, and systems used to advance the UCSF Mission. Every person within the UCSF ecosystem plays a critical role in safeguarding our systems from threats to availability, integrity, and confidentiality.

This site is home to IT Security standards, guidance, tools, and tips to help you perform your work securely. Please visit frequently.

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October is Secure Disposal Awareness Month!

Go to  to learn more about password security and take a short quiz. EVERYONE WHO PASSES WINS A PRIZE!

For additional information about secure disposal at UCSF, please go to