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Protection of Sensitive Data

Stanford University maintains sensitive non-public data protected by laws and agreements, including Social Security numbers, financial information, health information, and student records. It is incumbent on every member of the Stanford community with access to such data to be familiar with and abide by Stanford's data classifications requirements provided at http://www.stanford.edu/group/security/securecomputing/dataclass_chart.html. Members of the Stanford community should also familiarize themselves with applicable laws and University policies on privacy as provided by the University, including Administrative Guide Memo 63, Information Security, http://adminguide. stanford.edu/63.pdf, Administrative Guide Memo 64, Identification and Authentication of Systems, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/64.pdf, Administrative Guide Memo 65, Electronic Commerce, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/65.pdf, and Administrative Guide Memo 67, Information Security Incident Response, http://adminguide.stanford. edu/67.pdf. For information on best practices for securing mobile computing devices, see http://www.stanford.edu/group/security/securecomputing/mobile_devices.html.

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