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Standards

Below are the University of South Carolina's information security standards.

 

 
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Data Loss Prevention

Per UNIV 1.51 and the Data Loss Prevention Operational Standard, DLP has been approved as a framework for the University of South Carolina's implementation and us of DLP technology.The Scanning and Notification Schedule is provided to allow greater transparency into the schedule of routine DLP scans.

Data Security Sharing Request

A Data Security Sharing Request (DSSR) is a data exchange approval process. It focuses on the security aspects of the request and highlights important security topics.  Departments and Organizational Units (OU) use this process to request data access from Data Stewards. 

Minimum Security

The list of imaginable threats–and possible countermeasures–is limitless. However, resources to address them are not.The University Information Security Office values practical, evidence-based solutions. The Minimum Security Standards are a result of that practice.

Payment Card Industry

Per Policy UNIV 1.51, the PCI Cryptographic Key Management Standard, PCI Penetration Testing Standard, and PCI Vulnerability Scanning Standard have been approved by the Data Administration Advisory Council.

Project Management Security Checklist

This checklist is an essential tool for project managers. It helps identify key security roles and details security steps to address during the project.

Vulnerability Management

Per Policy UNIV 1.51, this Vulnerability Management Standard has been approved by the Data Administration Advisory Committee (DAAC) as a framework for the identification and remediation of vulnerabilities that could impact the university's data, systems, or services.