Office of the Chief Information Security Officer


October 27, 2020

CSAM Message from Mayor Durkan

In observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UW Medicine Information Security has posted a video featuring Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, who shares the following tips for protecting healthcare information. Members of the UW community can watch the video by clicking the link below (you will be prompted for your login credentials).   Go to video Tips…

October 9, 2020

Secure devices at home and work

“Securing Devices at Home and Work” is the theme for Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The following CISO events and training materials may help you safeguard your personal and UW data, whether you’re in the office or in your living room. CISO events in October Securing Laptops Risk Advisory Working Remotely online training More…

September 28, 2020

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events listed are for members of the UW community. Watch this space for additional announcements and links. Email for Zoom links. Week 4: Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare Monday 10/19, 2:00-3:00 Digital Threat: Ransomware Presented by Cindy Jenkins, Senior Security Engineer, UW Medicine IT Services Audience: All members of…

February 27, 2020

Updates to Report an Incident

We have updated our Report an Incident web page to reflect changes to the State of Washington law for data breach notification (RCW 42.56.590)  which will go into effect on March 1, 2020. Among the changes, the timeframe for the University of Washington to send notification to affected parties has been reduced from 45 to…

October 15, 2019

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! It may be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but staying informed about threats to data is important all year long. Check out some of the resources we have developed in the past year for securing your personal and UW institutional information. Postcard for UW students Scams web page Information Security 101 online…