17.3.19 Use of removable media

The following restrictions apply to removable media devices, including but not limited to USB thumb drives, mobile hard drives, SD cards and any other transportable or mobile storage technologies:

  • Within the administration, the use of removable media is prohibited, repositories provided by IT Division are to be used. Contact IT Division to seek exception from the CISO or CIO.
  • Within research units, the use of removable media to store ‘Confidential’ and ‘Critical’ information is at the discretion of the faculty.

Refer Information Security site for further guidance on managing the risks associated with the use of removable media [Link: 17.8.20] Information Security Site

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