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Innovation Growing Pains
Every Monday afternoon, I meet with members of the University of Chicago's Polsky Exchange. These entrepreneurs are faculty, students, and staff, as well as residents from the surrounding area. All are working tirelessly on their idea, or growing the (More)
Redirection of University Domain Names to External Networks
The University of Chicago considers the "" domain space and  others that it owns as its exclusive property and that entities referenced by these name spaces are perceived to be operated with the University's authority. As such, Un (More)
Use of Domain Names
IT Services does not currently allow top level domains other than .ORG to point into the University name or address space. For example, pointing at or at is not a (More)
Policy On Computer Account and Email Requirements for University Employees
To improve efficiency many University administrative functions are conducted online. This policy ensures that employees can access these systems. Policy Statement The University of Chicago will provide an account to each person who draw (More)
Policy for Authenticating University of Chicago Users
The purpose of this policy is to protect the University's network and to protect the security and privacy of any data that is either critical to the business of the University or legally required to be protected by the University. Any serv (More)
Regulated Computer Policy - Overview
A great deal of important and sensitive data now resides on computers throughout the University. This has fostered a substantial number of Web-based services and local uses of information. Unfortunately, it also had made those sensitive data (More)
Data Classification Guideline
Purpose This Guideline defines standards and methodology for assessing Impact Levels, specifying data usage guidelines, and assigning a corresponding Data Classification to Data Types and Data Sets. It further defines roles and responsibilitie (More)
Policy for the Digital Use of the Social Security Number
The Social Security Number (SSN) is a nine-digit number issued to U.S citizens, permanent residents, and temporary (working) residents under the Social Security Act. Its original purpose was to maintain individual records on federal taxes and (More)
Policy on Use of External Services
Sensitive data should neither be stored on nor sent to, from or through any external service provider (ESP) unless one of the two following conditions has been met: the University has a contract with the ESP that specifically addresses s (More)
New Information Technologies and Intellectual Property at the University
General Principles The University's central mission-creating and disseminating knowledge-has remained unchanged over its first century and is most unlikely to change over the course of the next. To preserve its core mission, however, the Unive (More)
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