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Network Protection Policy

Effective Date: October, 2013

Revised: September 2016, November 2014



I. Introduction

The secure management of the University Network (as such term is defined in the Columbia University Information Security Charter (the “Charter”), which may span organizational boundaries, requires the careful consideration of the flow of information and the regulatory requirements regarding monitoring and protection of Networks. The University requires that all Network, communications and telecommunications related equipment and devices, including cabling, be installed and maintained by Columbia University Information Technology (CUIT) or by Columbia University Medical Center Information Technology (CUMC IT), either alone or in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Information Technology (NYPH IT).


Capitalized terms used herein without definition are defined in the Charter.


II. Policy History

The effective date of this Policy is November 1, 2013. This Policy replaces the University Network and Communications Equipment Policy, dated June 2011.


III. Policy Text


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