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Security Technology

The Security Technology Department is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art electronic security infrastructure for the University.

This includes more than:

  • 700 emergency Bluelight phones connected directly to our PennComm emergency radio dispatching center;
  • 145 pan-tilt-zoom closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras;
  • 1200 fixed CCTV cameras throughout campus;
  • 1600 Electronic access doors;
  • 9500 alarm monitoring points for burglar and door alarms, sensors, and duress alarms installed in restrooms.

In addition to providing security technology services to the community, the Security Technology Department also provides Information Technology services for the entire Division of Public Safety supporting local and campus-wide initiatives.

Executive Director of Information and Security Technology
George Fox

George V. Fox is the Director of Security Technology for The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety. Before returning home to Philadelphia to work at UPenn, Mr. Fox worked at Harvard University as the Senior Information Technology and Security Officer for over a decade. During his tenure at Harvard, he sat on many university-wide […]

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