In 2002, Deborah Yano-Fong became UCSF’s first chief privacy officer, overseeing all privacy-related policies and procedures for the medical center and the four UCSF graduate health sciences schools. Her team tackles the new challenges that have risen alongside new technologies that promise better care and better communication.
In order to help UCSF faculty, staff, students and trainees protect their and UCSF’s digital information, the University is celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a series of events that run through October.
During National Campus Safety Awareness Month, UCSF reminds faculty, staff, students and trainees that it’s incumbent on everyone to be vigilant and to be informed about what’s happening during an emergency situation.
UCSF will host a series of town hall meetings in June to inform the University community about recent efforts to boost security and to hear comments and concerns from faculty, staff and students on the subject.
Mike Denson has spent decades in some of law enforcement’s most challenging positions – investigating homicides, negotiating hostage situations and leading a regional SWAT team. When he came to UCSF, he was excited by a different challenge: building a strong community that partners in its own safety.
UCSF is alerting individuals about a burglary involving an unencrypted laptop belonging to a faculty member in the Cardiac Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service that contained some personal, research and health information.