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Information Security

Information Security

Preserving the availability and integrity of UB electronic assets is serious business. UB's information security plan includes steps to build awareness, provide resources and guidelines, encourage building good security habits, and properly handling information security incidents. UB's Information Security Office is responsible for organizing and guiding university-wide information security efforts.

2/3/14

In order to keep credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other data out of unauthorized hands, it's important to follow guidelines for storing, recovering and safely removing regulated private data. The Information Security Office's tips, tools and configuration standards are designed to keep UB information secure at all times.

2/3/14

Personally identifiable information (PII) and regulated private data ranges from Social Security Numbers to credit card numbers, dates of birth, passwords and medical records. Storing this information on personal or university-owned devices leaves it at great risk of being stolen.

2/3/14

A security compromise is any activity which can result in sensitive data being lost or stolen, known as a compromise. UBITNames and passwords are particularly attractive since they offer access to fast Internet, fast computers and expensive computing apps.

8/23/13

Select software is made available to IT staff to assist them in their jobs.

4/16/14

Take charge of your computer safety. Learn about the IT-related security resources available for your academic, instructional, creative and professional computing.