Data Security

What the best practices for securing my data?

Information Security refers to the processes and methodologies which are designed and implemented to protect print, electronic, or any other form of confidential, private and sensitive information or data from unauthorized access, use, misuse, disclosure, destruction, modification, or disruption.

Here are a few ways to protect your data:

  • Lock your computer when you step away (  + L)
  • Don’t email secure data without encryption
  • Don’t save secure data to removable drives without encryption
  • Report any loss of data immediately

Backup Regularly

  • On Campus
  • YCCD One Drive/YCCD SharePoint
  • Campus File Shares

At Home

  • USB Drives
  • Cloud Providers (Dropbox, Google, Amazon…)
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Article ID: 91408
Tue 11/5/19 3:39 PM
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