Frequently Asked Questions
For the purposes of this site, a mobile device is defined as a laptop or USB thumb drive.
Mobile device security refers to those tools and techniques that are particularly useful for mitigating the types of threats that mobile devices are commonly exposed to: namely theft, loss, and communication over insecure public networks such as the Internet or wireless hotspots.
Sensitive information refers to information whose unauthorized disclosure may have serious adverse effect on the University’s reputation, resources, services, or individuals. Information protected under federal or state regulations or due to proprietary, ethical, or privacy considerations will typically be classified as sensitive.
A category of sensitive information is Private Personal Information (PPI). It is information which can be used to uniquely identify, contact or locate a single person, or may enable disclosure of personal information.
Each academic unit has an IT Security Unit Liaison who can help or direct you to the right resource. Check here for your contact.
January 17, 2013