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Student Computer and Information Security

Student Computer and Information Security

Federal law requires that the University safeguard students' personal information, financial information, and educational records. In the wrong hands, your personal information can allow hackers to steal your identity, perform fraud, and commit other illicit activities. IT provides technology to help the rest of the University protect student information transmitted or retained by UD.

Your responsibilities

The steps that the University takes to protect your information are just the beginning. As a student, you have access to the University's various IT resources, including its network, web applications, and classroom technology. Your access to these IT resources is dependent on your choice to use them appropriately and securely. You must take steps to protect your information, your computer, and other devices that you connect to the internet.

The University provides a number of resources to help you learn how to protect your information and devices while computing: