This standard and associated guidance establishes a university set of standards for information technology to maximize the functionality, security, and interoperability of the information technology assets, including, but not limited to, data classification and management, communications, and encryption technologies.
This standard and associated guidance establishes an organized approach for applying standards and controls for workstations, servers, and peripheral devices connecting to all segments of the WashU network to ensure security of the information that is stored, processed, or transmitted and to maintain compliance with the state, local, and federal regulations.
This standard and associated guidance provide requirements to protect WashU information and the systems accessing and/or storing the information based on the information classification scheme. Following the appropriate processes and controls when media is labelled, used, transported, reused, and/or disposed will reduce the risk of information to unauthorized individuals.
This standard and associated guidance are meant to provide to the computing community of WashU directives to help ensure the protection and the privacy of information, protection of information against unauthorized modification or disclosure, protection of systems against denial of service, and protection of systems against unauthorized access. It is intended to protect the integrity of the network and mitigate the risks and losses associated with external and internal threats.