We are at a heightened level of security due to creditable security threats to academic medical centers and health care providers. We are part of the Health Care Component for HIPAA and must enforce technical controls to protect PHI.
Software Installation: Only the DOM IT helpdesk installs software or provides a software package that you can install from Zenworks.
Departmental IT Security BaselineThe UW–Madison IT Security Baseline Program in conjunction with the Secure End Point Configuration Matrix defines the minimal system security criteria. The unit’s departmental IT professionals are required to provide compliance verification to the HIPAA Security Coordinator and the Office of Cybersecurity.
· UW–Madison IT Security Baseline Program includes “Users do not have local administrative privileges unless an exception is made by the department head, documented and reviewed annually.”
· Secure End Point Configuration Matrix includes “Administrator access: Remove end User permissions so they are not local admins”