Information Technologies & Services

Security and Privacy

The ITS Security team is responsible for maintaining a secure computing environment for Weill Cornell.

ITS uses proactive and reactive technologies and best-practice processes to ensure a safe and secure computing environment for all faculty, staff, students, and guests of WCMC. Security and privacy compliance training provides instruction on how departments can best meet the requirements of state and/or federal regulations (e.g. HIPAA) that have an IT component to the regulation.

Privacy: HIPAA and PHI

ITS Security develops and maintains programs that educate the WCMC community about privacy legislation such as HIPAA and PHI. Protect yourself and Weill Cornell by learning the correct policies and procedures. Read more.

Secure Computing: Internet Safety and Fraud Protection

The methods used to perpetrate Internet fraud are constantly evolving, so it is important for you to educate yourself and others on how to protect your sensitive information. Read more. 

Peer to Peer (P2P) and File Sharing Overview

P2P technologies are legal, but usage may violate copyright or expose your computer to institutional data disclosure. Read our overview to understand how to use P2P safely. Read more.

Safeguard Your Data

Learn how to secure the data that you work with at Weill Cornell. Read more.

Report Loss or Theft

Computing hardware can be vulnerable to theft both on and off campus. Immediately report lost or stolen work devices to your department's technical support staff. Read more.

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IT Glossary

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