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Information Security for Department Heads

As those chiefly responsible for the quality and quantity of work in the departments, UVA departmental managers are in a position to ensure UVA Information Security policies, standards, and procedures are followed, set compliance for their respective departments, and act as a role model in following University policy for information and IT resources. In short, departmental managers are responsible for the security of their IT resrouces and safeguarding of the University's data. It is important that each manager take time to learn what categories of data sensitive its data are and what steps need to be taken in order to secure these data. The University Information Security office offers many services to help with the responsibility of effective IT security and data ownership. Security resources and tools for departmental managers including a security policy FAQ.

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ESI Access Guidance

If access to employee or student stored files and/or communications is needed for a given business, legal, law enforcement, or academically-justified reason, please consult the Electronically Stored Information Release standard and procedure.

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