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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:

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.

SOM IT Help Options

  • Walk-in Support: 065 MacNider Hall: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8am-5pm; Wed 9am-5pm
  • 24/7 Phone Support: (919) 962-HELP

Information Security & Privacy Staff Contact Information

For information security and privacy incidents please contact:

Phishing Incidents