To help ensure the security and accountability of university users and related computer
systems being accessed, users access must abide by the following standards.
- Access to most computing resources is controlled and monitored by the usage of user
Individuals recieving a user account assume responsibility for all computing activity
performed under that user account (whether he or she personally performs the activity
Users must authenticate to the computing resource using the named account issued to
them, not a generic resource account, for authentication purposes.
- A user's account may not be transferred to another person or group.
All remote administrator tasks must be performed through secure protocols.
Remote access to workstations must be established through the use of secure technologies.
Third party remote access (i.e. vendor support) must be conducted using secure methods.
- University IT support staff may use special accounts not following account standards
while performing support duties.
- Access should be limited to the duration of an incident or support request and should
not persist outside of the active issue remediation.