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All staff, partner staff and contractors, and Governors are required to adopt procedures and practices that ensure the security, integrity and protection of information created and held by The University of Bolton, and to abide by the university’s rules for the use of computer systems.
The Acceptable Use Policy sets out the obligations placed on all users of University computers, networks and information systems.
Highlighted points from the policy:
The Information Security Policy Set is a single document containing the policy statements and controls that staff, students, partner organisations, Governors must adhere to in order to ensure the safe management of University information, data and systems.
Mobile devices (laptops, smartphones, tablets, pen drives, CD/DVD etc) are portable media devices and their mobility adds additional risks to safeguarding University data and info e.g. through device loss, theft or damage. The Guidance on Information Security with Mobile Devices sets out the practices and safeguards that staff, partner staff, contractors and researchers must adopt when accessing or moving university data, including email, around on portable media.