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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February is Smartphone Security Awareness Month!

Smartphones and tablets are a great invention. They allow people to be more productive, connect with people, run multiple apps and communicate effectively. Learn how to ensure that the data on your device and the device itself is protected. 

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

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