By following good security practices we can help others in the University community benefit from decreased risk. "Good neighbor" security practices help others for the common good.

Technology should be reviewed for conformance to industry and University policies, practices, and guidelines prior to deployment rather than after a problem or incident. Members of the University community can help themselves and others by increasing the visibility and support for security within their department or work-group.

The following security best practices have been sorted into 3 sections, Resources for Everyone, for Faculty and Staff and for System Administrators and IT Managers. Click on the section heading below to get to the resources based upon your campus role.


Resources for Everyone


Resources for Faculty and Staff


Resources for System Administrators and IT Managers


Core Security Standards