With identity theft due to the loss of online data a major concern these days, Cornell needs to protect sensitive data stored in electronic form, particularly the personal information that students, employees, and others associated with the university have placed under our trust.
Why Data Security is Important to Cornell
Motivation for creating and following business practices to protect confidential data.
Your Role in Data Security
Explanation of the individual responsibility for keeping confidential data secure.
University Data Cleanup and Inventory Initiative
Overview of the data cleanup initiative guidelines.
What is Confidential Data
Definition of confidential data and some questions to help you start identifying it on your machines.
How to Scan
The steps you'll follow to identify and handle confidential data on your machines.
Policy 5.10 Summary
Key points from University Policy 5.10, Information Security.