Information Security

IST's Policies, standards, and guidelines page provides links to University guidelines on the use and security of information systems. See also the guideline on Managing Student Information for Faculties, Departments and Schools. Contact IST Information Security Services for more information and guidance on information and IT security safeguards.

The Guidelines for secure data exchange should be followed by all employees when choosing secure methods for sharing electronic information.

The Information & Privacy website includes guidance on basic security measures required for all information, including hard-copy information.

Information custodians who become aware on an information security breach should follow the Information Security Breach Response Procedure.

Any information user who becomes aware of an information security breach should inform an information custodian - typically a manager - in the unit responsible for the information. Consult the Cyber Awareness website for more information.