Information Services & Technology

Information Security


Each day at Jefferson, data is generated, collected and stored every millisecond. This sensitive information consists of business and financial plans, research studies, trade secrets and other competitive intelligence, and patient and employee information. As this information is processed, warehoused and electronically transmitted across our internal networks, there is an obvious risk of unauthorized access and security breaches from careless internal errors or intentional external attacks. Jefferson’s challenge is to determine how best to protect this information.

Read more about our Information Risk Management efforts through our current news below or by navigating on the left hand side of this page.

Recent News

  • Two Ways To Create Strong Passwords You Can Remember
    With hacking on the rise and more information being stored electronically every day, we hear a lot about the importance of creating strong passwords – especially in healthcare. But do you know how to create strong passwords that are both easy to remember and hard for others to guess? Here are a couple of common methods that can help.

  • Successful Single Sign-On Pilot Demonstrates New Efficiencies for Clinicians
    New Single Sign-On (SSO) technology was successfully piloted in Surgery on the 5th Floor of MOB last week. Pilot participants were excited to see how SSO will help simplify workflows, reducing the number of logins required every day by using “tap-to-login” badges.

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  • Important Security Changes to Mobile Phones and Email Effective
    April 15

    In the beginning of April, Andrea Mancaruso and Robert Dalrymple outlined two important changes to our mobile phone and email policies.