Effective: October, 2013
This Policy establishes the accountability of all Users (as defined in
the Columbia University Information Security Charter (the “Charter”)
Columbia University’s Information Resources (as defined in the Charter). It addresses the confidentiality, integrity and availability of
such Resources in support of the University’s missions, codifies
appropriate usage and establishes the need for Users to respect the rights of others and to be in compliance with other University policies, policies of external networks and resources, and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.The University’s Information Resources are provided to support the teaching, learning, clinical and research missions of the University and their supporting administrative functions.Inappropriate use of these Information Resources threatens the atmosphere for the sharing of information, the free exchange of ideas and
the security of an environment for creating and maintaining Information Resources.
This Policy applies to the access and use of the University’s Information Resources, whether originating from University or non-University Information Resources, including personal computers, as well as the access and use of Information Resources provided by research sponsors to, or leased or hired by, University Users.
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