May Issue Data Classification

Review the Data Classification Policy.

Confidential data is to be stored on the K Drive only. This includes credit card numbers, medical records, disability records, passwords, and social security numbers.

Official use data should be consulted with OIT and then stored accordingly. This includes employment data, university partner and sponsor information, financial transactions, and library transactions.

Unrestricted data can be stored with less restrictions. This includes the American University website, public press releases, newspapers, job announcements, and magazines.

Review the Data Classification Policy at: www.american.edu/policies