The Information Security & Privacy Office responds to and investigates incidents related to misuse or abuse of UNC School of Medicine information technology resources. This includes computer and network security breaches and unauthorized disclosure or modification of institutional or personal information. Incident reports are submitted to the UNC Healthcare System Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) which addresses security and privacy incidents. SIRT is a joint effort that includes UNC Hospitals, UNC Physicians & Associates, and UNC School of Medicine.
General Reporting Procedures
For non-emergency reports of IT security or abuse incidents, send email to: email@example.com
Emergency Reporting Procedures
For emergency IT incidents involving threats to personal safety/physical property or illegal activities, immediately contact the campus police department at (919) 962-8100.
Information Security & Privacy Staff Contact Information
- Dennis Schmidt, SOM HIPAA Security Officer - Dennis_Schmidt@med.unc.edu
- Kelly Merrell, SOM Information Privacy and Security Officer - Kelly_Merrell@med.unc.edu
- Lori Mahaney, SOM IT Security Analyst - Lori_Mahaney@med.unc.edu