Safeguarding Institutional Data

Know Your Data
Be mindful of what type of data you handle:
• Public
• Private
• Restricted
Examples of Restricted data include account passwords, drivers license numbers,
education records of students, financial account information, health information and
social security numbers. A more complete list of data considered to be Restricted by
the institution can be found at:
http://www.cmu.edu/iso/governance/guidelines/data-classification.html#appendixa