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UW Medicine Information Security policies are maintained by UW Medicine Compliance.
The policies are divided into three distinct categories:
IT Services - Security has developed role based guidance to guide UW Medicine workforce members on how to comply with policy requirements that are related to the role they serve at UW Medicine. If you would still like to view the actual policy documents, the definitions of the policies below are linked to copies of the documents with an additional PDF version if you would like to download them
This policy defines the requirements around how electronic data can be used at UW Medicine. This includes access to, transmission of, and storage of any type of electronic data. The policy can be viewed on this site here: Electronic Data Policy or the PDF copy is here: Click here for PDF Copy
Computing devices are any electronic device that uses electronic data in any way. A system is any device or collection of devices that has a system owner assigned to it. This policy defines how these computing devices or systems can be used at UW Medicine. The policy can be viewed on this site here: Computing Device and System Policy or the PDF copy is here: Click here for PDF Copy
Per APS 2.4; Workforce members are employees, trainees, students, volunteers, and other entities or persons who perform work for the University. This policy defines requirements for workforce members performing work at or on behalf of UW Medicine. The policy can viewed on this site here: Workforce Member Policy or the PDF copy is here: Click here for PDF Copy
If you do not find the answers you are looking for or if you have a policy question, Please contact UW Medicine Compliance at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at 206-543-3098.