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Dropbox can potentially be used for research data. In order to ensure Dropbox meets your data security needs please consult with Jesse Beauman, Assistant Vice Chancellor For Enterprise Infrastructure, prior to moving research data to Dropbox to ensure appropriate design considerations are taken into account.

  1. When using your University Dropbox account, it is important to be mindful of the data stored there, especially when using the Dropbox Sync App.
    1. Level 0-1 data (Public, Internal) can be stored locally on your computer or device.  
    2. Level 0-2 data (Public, Internal, Confidential/Sensitive) can be stored in your University Dropbox account.
    3. Level 3 data (Highly Restricted) requires special consideration.
  2. For details about what Level 0-3 data is, visit the Data Handling Guideline. 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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