5. Protecting Sensitive Data

Where data contains personal information or is considered sensitive it should be protected by passwords and encryption. If the data is particularly sensitive the system on which the data resides should be protected from malicious attack. Details of the Data Protection Act.

Information relating to security issues and pointers to sources of software and documentation can be found on the Oxford computer security web pages.

Oxford University has an IT security team called OxCERT (Oxford Computer Emeregency Response Team). All security related incidents should be reported to OxCERT

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