Policies and Guidelines

Securing Equipment

Last Updated: April 15, 2011
Reviewed: January 8, 2010

Purpose

To ensure the physical security and appropriate environmental protection of its information resources, a department should have a strategy for securing equipment.

Scope

Departmental management, technology staff, and users.

Process Overview

  1. Review and follow established guidelines for ensuring the physical security of university hardware, software, and data from conditions such as:
  2. Read the documentation that came with your computer to determine how to set up your computer.
  3. Select appropriate locations for computer equipment.
  4. Raise end-user awareness on how to secure equipment.

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