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  • Working with Confidential Data

    • Cornell is like a small city. People work, study, live, and play here. We have our own transportation, dining, administration, residence halls, and offices. As a result, there is a wide variety of...
    • Old information is risky information! Watch out for and regularly dispose of unneeded information: Social Security numbers used as general identifiers (this was often the case in the...
    • Even if you don’t usually access confidential data, you may have downloaded it at some point or it may have been sent to you. The only way to be sure your computer is free of...
    • When you work with printed material containing confidential data, handle it responsibly: Secure documents, so they are only accessible to authorized personnel (lock them in a drawer,...
    • Not sure what confidential data is? See Data types (confidential, regulated, restricted, public). Options for Sharing Confidential Data Cornell’s Dropbox service,...