Knowledgebase: CyberSecurity at OSU
Institutional Data Policy
Posted by Jody Austin on 22 March 2018 10:50 AM

Everyone at Ohio State handles data. Whether it's their personal information, someone else's or valued research, we're often balancing our need for security with our desire to preserve the open, information-sharing mission of our academic culture.

The Institutional Data Policy tries to set that balance. It outlines requirements for the protecting institutional data in accordance with legal, regulatory, administrative and contractual requirements; intellectual property and ethical considerations; strategic or proprietary value; and/or operational use.

The policy can be viewed at


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