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MUSC Enterprise Information Security Program

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The overall objective of MUSC's information security program is to protect information from loss, corruption and unauthorized access, use and disclosure, while facilitating its availability to authorized users. Likewise, compliance requirements relating to information security are becoming more prevalent in the legal, regulatory and contractual environments in which MUSC operates.

Elements of the enterprise information security program

  • Education and Awareness
  • Security Technology (Tools & Software)
  • Development of  Security Policies
  • Enforcement of  Security Policies
  • Network Security Monitoring and Audit Log Monitoring
  • Incident Handling and Incident Response
  • Managing Risk vs. Cost, Inconvenience, Intrusion
  • Compliance (HIPAA, PCI, etc.)

List of information security technology tools and software:

Fire wall, Mal-ware, Virus-ware, Spam filters, Encryption, Intrusion Detection, MDM, 2FA, Audit tools, Network sniffers, Data-loss prevention, Government, Risk, and Compliance software,
See complete list of tools. (NetID Required)

MUSC Information Security Office Policies and Procedures


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