Approved by the CIO as of Dec. 4/09: Excerpt: "Encryption supports data privacy and integrity by providing a method to convert electronic information into a format that is readable only by authorized individuals. This policy establishes that use of whole disk encryption for electronic information in storage shall be consistent with legislative requirements and the university's need for protection against accidental disclosure. This policy applies to all academic and administrative electronic information stored on portable devices, and information custodians."
A centrally administered encryption service is provided by CCS Information Security. Click here to access information on the service, or here to access the FAQ.
Full text of Encryption Policy (Final Draft (Nov/09): Encryption Policy