William & Mary

Keep Data Safe While on the Go

URL:  http://www.wm.edu/offices/it/security/securitypolicy/dataencryptionstandard/index.php
Contact:  757-221-1822


Learn how to keep your data safe on smart phones and tablets.

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The emergence of smart phones and tablets on campus presents a new risk to securing sensitive College data. This type of data must be appropriately encrypted during retrieval, storage, and transmission according to the College's Data Encryption Standard--even on mobile devices. 

Take a look at the College's date encryption standard (link above): It covers all electronic devices--especially mobile internet devices-whether College owned or personally owned. Also remember to secure your mobile devices with a lock code.