BACKGROUND AND KEY RISKS:
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased remote workforce across Penn. This resulted in organizations implementing new technology solutions, or enhanced existing solutions, to enable personnel to conduct business securely. Configuration settings of remote solutions, system software (e.g., Microsoft’s Windows Active Directory), and firewall rules also needed to be reviewed and modified to prevent unauthorized access to organization resources and systems and, where applicable, restrict what personnel could do with data (e.g., prevent printing to a home printer).

WHAT MANAGEMENT CAN DO: