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Best Practices

We provide best practice guidance for enhancing the security of information technology resources. Included in this section is further information on the importance of backups, encryption, and the secure configuration of desktops, laptops, tablets, and other devices where you store important data. Technical instructions on how to follow best practices is provide in the How-Tos section. It is highly advised that all LSA information assets are maintained with best practices in mind.

For Faculty, Staff, and Students

  • Best Practices Before Traveling Abroad
  • Best Practices for Unsupported Devices
  • College of LSA Information Security Incident Response Procedure
  • Instant Messaging/Chat Advisory
  • Social Media Guidelines

For IT Professionals

  • Best Practices for Unsupported Devices
  • Improving Computer Security
  • LSA Recommended Encryption Solutions
  • Network Attached Storage Devices