Store Restricted Information

Even when Restricted information is at rest, measures must be taken to ensure its security and to prevent access by those not authorized to use it. This holds true whether you are on campus or on-the-go.

Storage Options

PLEASE NOTE: Restricted information may NOT be stored on your Google Drive account.

Network Drive
  • Includes your personal H: drive and departmental M: drive
  • Housed on the University's Central File Server (CFS)
Microsoft 365
  • Information stored on SharePoint Online*, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams is automatically encrypted. Note that these may be used to store Restricted information, with the exception of protected health information (as defined by HIPAA). *SharePoint hosted on premise is not approved to store Restricted information.  
External Drives
  • The Aegis Padlock, available from the OIT store, comes pre-encrypted
  • Other external drives must be encrypted before being used to store Restricted information
Laptops / Desktops
  • Laptops or desktops used to store Restricted information must be encrypted

Your Responsibilities

When storing Restricted information on your personal or departmental network drive, you must take measures to limit unauthorized access. External devices or laptops being used to store Restricted information must be encrypted. We encourage you to review the complete Information Security Policy and learn more about your responsibilities.

Have questions? Contact the OIT Support & Operations Center for assistance.