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Explainer: Remote Access Rule (4-004H)

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Rule 4-004H outlines the requirements and user responsibilities when accessing the university’s IT resources, information systems, and information assets remotely (e.g., Citrix and virtual private network).

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ISO: Do not use Slack for university business

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The U does not have a license for Slack, so it is not approved for university business. It’s also not approved for creating, processing, transmitting, or storing restricted and sensitive data as required by university policy.

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IT security tip: Going beyond the basics

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While basic IT security practices will help you protect your data, you can take additional steps to make a data breach or cyberattack more difficult for criminals and incident response easier for you.

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A data privacy 'GUT Check' for synthetic media like ChatGPT

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With the rise of synthetic media like ChatGPT, it’s important to increase our technological literacy and implement healthy, curious, and cautious data privacy habits to protect our personal information.

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Memo: Remove account access for terminated faculty, staff

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On March 1, Chief Financial Officer Cathy Anderson and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Mitzi Montoya emailed the Council of Academic Deans about appropriately managing account access and university data when faculty and staff leave the U or transfer to another unit.

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Explainer: Physical and Facility Security Rule (4-004F)

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Rule 4-004F outlines the requirements to protect university buildings, facilities, IT systems, network and power cables, and other university property, as well as U community members, from myriad threats.

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Explainer: Change Management Rule (4-004E)

The Change Management process

The rule ensures that all relevant parties know about IT changes and that the U’s IT systems and resources work properly after any changes. It also makes it easier to prevent unsuccessful changes and implement similar changes in the future.

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Last Updated: 4/11/22