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2.9 Internet Access to Confidential Information

Harvard Enterprise Security Policy:

Policy Excerpt
No Harvard confidential information can be saved on any computer directly accessible from the Internet or from the open portions of Harvard’s internal network.

HLS Policy:

HLS policy is to never copy of save High Risk Confidential information to you local computer. It is the policy of HLS ITS that all ‘wired’ systems are protected by an internet firewall. However, the internet firewall is not a silver bullet that protects all systems and their associated data.

Approved Solution:

HRCI must NOT be saved to your local computer. All HRCI must be saved to network drives.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: If I can not save High Risk Confidential Information to my computer where should I store it?
A: All High Risk Confidential Information should be stored on shared network drives.

Last modified: November 06, 2008

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