Standard

Requirements for Students

Requirements for Students

 

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Standard
When does it apply?

Desktop and Portable Computer Standard

Always

Password Standard

Always

Signature Standard

Always - All authentic RIT communications should include an appropriate signature as per the

Requirements for Faculty/Staff

Requirements for Faculty and Staff

Security Standards

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Standard When does it apply?
Desktop and Portable Computer Standard Always
Password Standard Always
Information Access & Protection Standard Always

Mobile Devices

Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are not always designed with security in mind and, as a result, are not as secure as most computers.

There are a number of ways in which information on a mobile device may be breached: theft of the device, attacks on your service provider, wireless hijacking or "sniffing", and unauthorized access. Because mobile devices may be more easily stolen or compromised, users of these devices must take precautions when using them to store or access Private or Confidential information. 

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Account Management Standard

Account Management Standard

The Account Management Standard provides requirements around creating and maintaining user and special accounts. The primary audience for the standard is account administrators. However, there are reporting requirements pertaining to personnel and roles and responsibility changes for managers as well.

Documented Standard

Current Account Management Standard (reflects 2015 operational changes, comply by 1/23/15)
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Authentication Service Provider Standard (Retired)

Authentication Service Provider Standard (Retired)

The Authentication Service Provider Standard contains requirements for administrators, especially those using the RIT centralized authentication system.

Important

The Authentication Service Provider Standard was retired on January 23, 2015.

Effective January 23, 2015, the Account Management Standard superseded the Authentication Service Provider Standard.... ...