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Security and Privacy Impact Assessment (SPIA)


Why do a Security and Privacy Impact Assessment (SPIA)? Who will it benefit? The SPIA process is one that supports schools, centers, business units, and the university as a whole. More importantly the process will help protect our students, patients, research subjects, and employees by ensuring the information entrusted to Penn is protected and used only for their intended purposes. Completing such an analysis is extremely important in today's technologically advanced world. Users should understand what risks exist in their environment, and how those risks can be reduced or even eliminated.


Provided at the links below are Step-by-Step instructions and guidance along with a tool/template to assist you in completing the assessment. (Note: The following is all you need to complete your SPIA.)


Related Links and Resources

Cloud Computing and Other Data Outsourcing (NEW!) [PennKey authentication required]
https://secure.www.upenn.edu/computing/security/cloud/

University Policies for Information Privacy and Security
http://www.upenn.edu/computing/policy/

International Standard Code of Practice for Information Security Management
http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/secpubs/otherpubs/reviso-faq.pdf

Payment Card Industry Security Standards
https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/

HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative/securityrule/

www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative/privacyrule/

Gramm Leach Bliley Act
http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/glbact/glbsub1.htm

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