Information technology policy

Asset: Anything that has value to the organisation.

Information Asset: Information assets are any data and information as well as related equipment, storage media or mechanisms, containing or processing data or information, relevant to RMIT’s business functions.

Information System: A combination of application, service, information technology asset, or any other information handling component.

IT Security Services: A security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network; commonly used on local area networks that are connected to the internet.

Mobile devices: All mobile phones, tablets and mobile broadband devices.

Principle of “Least Access” (POLA): The principle means giving a user account only those privileges which are essential to that user’s work.

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