Security refers to three main areas:
Everyone should keep their digital data safe from attack by computer malware.
If you work with sensitive data, you may need to comply with requirements and policies of the university, state, federal government, and granting agencies for keeping it private. Some of the following policies may be applicable:
|Policy||Description||How to Comply|
|University of Nebraska-Lincoln||University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, staff, and students are expected to use all computing resources responsibly and are expected to adhere to guidelines and policies as set forth by the university and laws and regulations of federal, state and local government.||
|FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)||Laws protecting private student data and its access by parents, schools, and others||Guidance from the Family Policy Compliance Office at the Department of Education|
|HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)||Rules safeguarding the privacy of personal health information and its access by health care providers and others||Resources to assist University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers with HIPAA compliance|