We divide data into three classes:
Restricted: Data that should be given the highest level of protection.
Example: W2, health record, financial information student ID number Private: The default state for data. This data would be risky if it was shared or handled improperly.
Example: Test/quiz, unpublished research, any information without a specific classification applied Pubic: Public information that can be freely shared.
Example: Press release, public contact information, published research data
|PII||Personally Identifiable Information||Name and phone number, Address and date of birth|
|FERPA||Family Educational Rights and Privacy act||Grades, class list, financial data|
|PCI||Payment Card Industry||Credit card number|
|HIPPA||Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act||Any health information|