Portable media such as USB keys, flash memory, CDs/DVDs, etc. are a crucial part of daily business. However, portable media is easily lost or stolen and may cause a security breach.
Because portable media can be stolen or compromised easily, users should take precautions when using it to transfer or store Confidential information. We strongyly discourage placing Private Information on portable media.
The Network Security Standard provides measures to prevent, detect, and correct network compromises. The standard is based on both new practices and best practices currently in use at RIT.
Please consult the checklist or the standard below for a complete list of requirements.
Who does it apply to?
All systems or network administrators managing devices that:
Connect to the centrally-managed Institute network infrastructure
Process Private or Confidential Information
Currently, personal network devices used on the RIT residential network (such as routers, switches, etc.) do not need to meet the Network Security Standard. However, the use of wireless routers is prohibited... ...
The Web Standard provides measures to prevent, detect, and correct compromises on web servers that host RIT Confidential information or use RIT Authentication services. The standard includes configuration and documentation requirements.
Current Web Security Standard (supersedes previous version, comply by 1/23/15)