Specific IT Standards and Policies

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Breach Protocol

The Breach Protocol provides guidance on the steps that TRU will follow when there is evidence that confidential information has been accessed without authorization.

Generic Account Standard

This standard establishes the process for creating and maintaining “Generic/Shared Accounts” for network and system access.

ITS Change Management

Change Management establishes the process for controlling modifications to hardware, software, firmware, and documentation to ensure that information resources are protected against undocumented modification before, during, and after system implementation.

Mobile Device Standard

A standard addressing notebooks, netbooks, USB flash drives, and any other mobile storage media.

Multi Function Device Standards

MFDs now combine printing, fax, scanning, email, and copy functions and include the ability to store and share large amounts of data over networks. This standard addresses the minimum configuration to meet the University's security requirements.

Password Standards

Guidance on minimum password strength and usage for TRU systems.


Thompson Rivers University Policy Documents

Smart Phone Standards

Smart phones such as BlackBerrys and iPhones which are used to access University systems such as email, require a number of unique security measures.

Information Security and Privacy Awareness Training Standard

Information security and privacy awareness training are an essential part of Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU) Information Security and Privacy Programs. TRU has made both online and face-to-face awareness training available to all members of the community.