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  1. The following table provides a definition of each data level, 0 - 3, and basic examples for each.
    data guideline examples

  2. The following table provides a more detailed overview of what data, from 0 - 2, can be included in different systems and equipment. Data belonging to multiple classification levels must be treated according to the highest level of sensitivity.

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    UNC Charlotte Owned Workstations, Laptops, Tablets, other devices


    No level 2 or 3 data can be stored here.

    Mobile devices must have additional security configurations in place if storing level 1 data.

    Publicly Accessible Kiosks and Workstations



    No level 1, 2, or 3 data can be stored here.

    Personally Owned Workstations, Laptops, Tablets, other devices



    No level 1, 2, or 3 data can be stored here.

    See the Guideline for Mobile Devices for additional guidance.

    OneIT-Provided Network Drives (H, J, S, etc.)

    No level 3 data can be stored here. Level 2 data can be stored here only if additional security is in place such as limited access and/or encryption.

    UNC Charlotte Email

    No level 3 data can be sent via email. Level 2 data is permissible if designated email recipients are authorized to view the data and no recipients’ addresses are outside the university email system.

    UNC Charlotte Google Drive

    No level 3 data can be stored here.  Level 2 data can be stored here only if additional security is in place such as limited access. Level 2 data should not be synced to your desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

    UNC Charlotte Dropbox

    No level 3 data can be stored here.  Level 2 data can be stored here only if additional security is in place such as limited access.  Level 2 data should not be synced to your desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

    UNC Charlotte OneDriveNo level 3 data can be stored here.  Level 2 data can be stored here only if additional security is in place such as limited access.  Level 2 data should not be synced to your desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

    Public Cloud Storage Sites (i.e., non-University provided cloud storage)



    No level 1, 2 or 3 data can be stored here.

    UNC Charlotte websites (including Drupal offering, departmental websites, WIKIs, etc.)



    No level 1, 2 or 3 data can be stored here.

    UNC Charlotte Survey Share Service


    No level 2 or 3 data can be stored in SurveyShare.
    UNC Charlotte CanvasNo level 3 data can be stored in Canvas.  Level 2 data is permissible if designated viewers/recipients are authorized to view the data and no recipients are from outside the university system.

    UNC Charlotte owned portable electronic storage media, such as USB devices, CD/DVD, or external hard drives.


    No level 2 or 3 data can be stored here. 

    Portable storage media must have additional security configurations in place if storing level 1 data.

Note

If you have questions about the data levels, please contact your Data Security OfficerInformation Security Liaison, or the Information Security Compliance Office.



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