See these guides on protecting sensitive data: SSN, PII, research data, sensitive data, student employee data confidentiality agreement.

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ECU Regulation on SSN and PII

Social Security Numbers (SSN) and Personal Identifying Information (PII) may only be collected, used and/or disclosed by ECU and its employees and agents as permitted by applicable law and university policy and only in furtherance of legitimate university business.

ECU Standard for Collection, Use, Disclosure of SSN and PII

Guide for management of SSNs in both current and historical university data for digital and non-digital forms.

Faculty Access to Student/FERPA Data

ECU has designated FERPA data as Level 3 Sensitive/Confidential. Learn how to store and access FERPA.

File Storage Security

Practice responsible data management using ECU’s approved online storage for sensitive and non-sensitive data.

Guidelines for Protecting Research Data

Guidelines for managing your research data.

Guidelines for Protecting Sensitive Data

ECU users are responsible for the protection of any sensitive data in their custody. This includes electronic, print, voice or any other form in which the data is captured.

Healthcare Provider Guidance: Mobile Device Access and Use with Sensitive/HIPAA Data

Follow these guidelines when accessing and using HIPAA data using a mobile device

Student Employee Data Confidentiality Agreement

Guidelines for student employees who work with sensitive data.

Vulnerability Management MOU

This MOU outlines the scope of services and responsibilities for systems hosted by departments.