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User and System Administrator Responsibilities

POLICY SUMMARY

Creating, securing and remembering individual passwords

Policy
Individual’s Responsibilities
• Creating, securing and remembering individual passwords
• Adhering to quotas and file size restrictions on shared systems and processes
• The backup and safekeeping of all data files
• Obeying Institute policies and state and federal laws
• Recognizing that user activity reflects on both the individual and Pratt Institute
• Protecting other’s privacy as well as one’s own.
System Administrator’s Responsibilities
• Performing periodic security surveys to ensure that shared systems are protected to reasonable degree
• Treat all user files as private and confidential
• Obtaining written permission from an officer of the Institute prior to examining any user files
• Obtaining written permission from an officer of the Institute prior to restricting or disabling any user account
• Perform maintenance as necessary to help ensure uninterrupted service
• Performing scheduled backups of shared systems but without specific responsibility for the integrity of the data housed on those systems
• Perform the technical enforcement of this policy in cooperation with the appropriate authorities
• Ensure that all user accounts meet Pratt eligibility requirements