Faculty and Staff
- Read and understand the RIT Code of Conduct for Computer and Network Use and the RIT policy regarding Digital Copyright.
- In addition to compliance with all standards and policies, administrators should refer to the Technical Resources section for implementation configurations, guidelines, and best practices.
Make sure you understand and comply with all applicable standards.
When does it apply?
Desktop and Portable Computer Standard Always Password Standard Always Information Access & Protection Standard Always Computer Incident Handling Standard Always Portable Media Standard If you are storing Private or Confidential information on portable media, such as USB keys, CDs, DVDs, and flash memory. If you must store Private information on portable media, the media must be encrypted. Web Security StandardIf you have a web page at RIT, official or unofficial, and you:
- Own, administer, or maintain an official RIT web page that hosts or provides access to Private or Confidential Information.
- Use RIT authentication services
Signature Standard If you are sending out an e-mail, MyCourses, or Message Center communication relating to Institute academic or business purposes. This applies to both RIT and non-RIT e-mail accounts. Server Security Standard If you own or administer any production, training, test, or development server, and/or the operating systems, applications or databases residing on it. Network Security StandardIf you own or manage a device that:
- Connects to the centrally-managed Institute network infrastructure
- Processes RIT Confidential or Operationally Critical information
Authentication Service Provider Standard If you are providing authentication services on network resources owned or leased by RIT.
All instances of non-compliance with published standards must be documented through the exception process.
Information Handling Quick Links
|Digital Self Defense 103 - Information Handling||Covers important security issues at RIT and best practices for handling information safely.|
|Disposal Recommendations||How to safely dispose of various types of media to ensure RIT Confidential information is destroyed.|
|Recommended and Acceptable Portable Media||List of recommended and acceptable portable media devices (such as USB keys, CDs, DVDs, and flash memory).|
|Mobile Device Usage Recommendations||Recommendations for mobile device usage at RIT|
|VPN||Recommended for wireless access to RIT Confidential information.|
|E-mail at RIT||Improve the security of your e-mail at RIT.|
- Visit our Keeping Safe section to find security resources and safe practices and to see our schedule of upcoming workshops.
- Find out more about how information security affects you by becoming a Fan of the RIT Information Security Facebook page.
- Follow us on Twitter for updates on current threats.
If you have questions or feedback about specific information security requirements, please contact us.