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The purpose of this policy is to define minimum security controls for devices in use at the UNC School of Medicine. Individual departments/units may apply stricter controls to protect information and devices in their areas of responsibility. The policy applies to each School of Medicine Constituent for any covered device under their control, including personal devices (“Bring Your Own Device” - “BYOD”).
This standard defines the minimum security controls for Information Technology systems in use at UNC-Chapel Hill including personal and University-owned devices. Units within the University may apply stricter controls to protect information and systems in their areas of responsibility. The standard applies to each UNC-Chapel Hill Constituent, student, employee, or other for any covered system under their control.
To guide University Constituents in preserving the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of University information and information systems. Access controls are intended to minimize inappropriate exposure of University information by limiting system access to authorized individuals.
Failure to protect information through the use of strong passwords/pass-phrases and additional authentication methods may result in incidents that expose sensitive information and/or impact mission-critical UNC-Chapel Hill services. This Standard outlines minimum requirements for authentication mechanisms for information systems under the University's control and password strength and other requirements for accounts on University systems and accounts that use University data.
To provide guidance for individuals and units on responsibilities for managing suppliers of Information Technology (IT) services, software, and systems. To manage risk to university information and other assets by creating clearer communication and understanding between vendors and University staff. To define required security controls monitoring activities.
This standard is intended to represent a minimum baseline for managing vulnerabilities on any UNC-Chapel Hill system required by the UNC-Chapel Hill Information Security Controls Standard to be scanned for vulnerabilities.
Protected Health Information (PHI) and Sensitive Information (SI) that is transmitted or received on behalf of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by any Constituent must be encrypted in accordance with this Standard, which details required minimum encryption standards for University Tier 2 and Tier 3 information. Particular transmissions may require a heightened encryption requirement or consideration of additional legal or policy requirements.
The University has obligations to ensure integrity and accessibility of records, and security of sensitive University information that may be sent or received via email. This policy advises individuals of their obligations to use only their University email account and not personal email accounts for University business and to manage the records resulting from that use in accordance with applicable policy, standards, and procedures.
Some University business units operate their own email systems. Email accounts used to conduct the business of the University require that appropriate security, backup, and records-retention measures be in place. Departments may host or contract for separate email systems using either unc.edu sub-domains (such as "physics.unc.edu") or entirely separate domains (such as "unclatindepartment.org"). This Policy addresses requirements for these units.
The Onyen ("Only Name You'll Ever Need") is a unique identifier given to everyone affiliated with the University. The Onyen gives each person secure access to electronic resources and proves their identity if they follow this policy.
This document describes who at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appoints Information Security Liaisons and what those Information Security Liaisons do.
This policy defines a framework for the Information Security Program. It gives direction for policies, standards, and procedures that relate to security. These documents tell us how to include information security in all the ways we work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“University”) has a strong interest in the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of University information and systems. Access controls protect University information by only allowing authorized people to access systems. Following this policy minimizes risk to the University resulting from unauthorized use of resources. Access control at the University happens through procedures and standards that follow this policy.
To describe minimum requirements for members of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ("University" or "UNC-Chapel Hill") experiencing a concern that might indicate a Possible Information Security Incident. To specify Information Security Incident authority and role requirements for Information Security Incident Handlers and Information Security Liaisons.
Information Technology (IT) change management increases awareness and understanding of proposed IT changes. IT change management ensures that we make IT changes in a way that is better for IT systems, services, and the people who use them.