Requirements for Faculty/Staff
All RIT faculty and staff are required to read, understand, and comply with the RIT Code of Conduct for Computer and Network Use and the RIT policy regarding Digital Copyright. Administrators should visit the Resources page for implementation, configuration, guidelines, and best practices.
|Standard||When does it apply?|
|Desktop and Portable Computer Standard||Always|
|Information Access & Protection Standard||Always|
|Cyber-Security (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 Standard||
If you have a website at RIT, official or unofficial, and you:
|Signature Standard||If you are sending out an e-mail, MyCourses, or RITmail communication relating to university academic or business purposes. This applies to both RIT and non-RIT email accounts.|
|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 Standard||
If you own or manage a device that:
|Solutions Life Cycle Management||
RIT departments exploring new IT services (including third-party and RIT-hosted, and software as a service) that meet any one or more of the following:
For business continuity and disaster recovery. Applies to any RIT process/function owners and organizations who use RIT information resources.
NOTE: The “in compliance by” date for this standard is January 23, 2016.
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.|
If you have questions or feedback about specific information security requirements, please contact us.